Daniel Gouré’s op-ed “Why Does The Air Force Want To Destroy The Struggling U.S. Space Launch Business?” is inaccurate and misleading.
Dan Gouré is vice president of the Lexington Institute, an Arlington, Va-based think tank that receives money from Aerojet Rocketdyne, Boeing and Lockheed Martin.
The U.S. Air Force appears to have formulated the perf…
As executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Rick Ambrose has worked to position the company to win its share of government and commercial business, taking a particularly keen interest as the Defense Department plans its future satellite architectures.
There is growing awareness throughout the nation of the value and importance of U.S. leadership in space exploration. The public, industry and policymakers agree that it is in America's best interest to remain a leader in space.
As the commercial satellite imaging industry grows, it is worth revisiting what principles should guide the approach that government takes to regulate it.
With a busy launch manifest and big backlog, SpaceX is the fastest growing provider of launch services and one the hardest places to land a job. Here are three things you should know if you’re bold enough to throw your name into the ring.
Op-ed | Ending ban on retired ICBMs would allow U.S. companies to reclaim small satellite launch market
Orbital ATK's Scott Lehr makes the case for letting U.S. industry use retired ICBMs to launch commercial satellites.
Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides that relaxing longstanding restrictions on using surplus ICBM motors to launch commercial satellites would harm ventures poised to bring new launch services to market.
In a recent guest column for the SpaceNews magazine, ULA CEO Tory Bruno wrote that characterizing the company's EELV Launch Capability contract as an $800 million subsidy "for doing nothing" reveals a fundamental lack of understanding of this innovative contracting mechanism.
Space has not been an issue during the presidential campaign to date, creating uncertainty about what the next U.S. president will do with NASA after taking office. Jeff Foust reports on one congressional effort to provide more stability for NASA by, in effect, stripping the White House of some control over the agency.
There is a renaissance occurring in the aerospace community, and the way governments respond in the next couple of years may set the stage for what could be the next new industry.
The SLS is tremendously flexible, adaptable, and powerful — a genuine game-changer in the history of space flight. It will carry three times more than the Space Shuttle and, eventually, fly faster than anything human beings have ever hurled toward the heavens.
Nine years after China's ASAT test, the debate over how to deal with anti-satellite weapons, and even how to define them, continues.