A 2011 file photo of an Ariane 5 rocket rolling out to the launch pad. Credit: Arianespace
Orbital ATK Bacchus facility
The U.S. Ex-Im Banks lets visitors to its website know that its authority lapsed July 1. Credit: SpaceNews
Dragon pad abort launch
Rocket Lab Kaitorete Spit launch site
20150622 - ASU News - OTES - The OSIRIS-REx Thermal Emission Spectrometer (OTES) is the first space instrument built entirely on ASU’s Tempe campus, on Monday, June 22, 2015. It will be shipped to Denver later this week, to be mated to the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, then it will be used in a September 2016 on a mission to the primitive asteroid Bennu, to map the asteroid's thermal and spectral mineralogy. Photo by Charlie Leight/ASU News
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MUOS-4 hangs above its shipping container. Credit: Lockheed Martin
Betty Sapp, director of the National Reconnaissance Office, hinted in a speech at the Geoint 2015 conference that one organization in the broader national security community isn't moving fast enough to protect satellites. Credit: USGIF
spire cubesat
Asteroid Redirect Vehicle Travels to Lunar Orbit
George Nield
Elon Musk looks on as U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski signs a June 2013 agreement between the service and SpaceX for the company to launch national security satellites. Credit: U.S. Air Force/ Joe Juarez

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