GPS is critical to our national security and our economy. So it’s a prime target for increasingly sophisticated cyberattackers. It’s incredible that we’ve remained relatively unscathed thus far.
After several years of taking legislative dysfunction to new heights, the U.S. Congress has shown signs in recent weeks of a return to some semblance of sanity.
NASA administrator's recent remarks overlook his administration's cancellation of the Constellation program and its efforts to undermine SLS and Orion, writes a SpaceNews reader in Austin, Texas.
There is an immediate global need to address the challenges of STEM education. Teaching represents a notable fragment of these challenges, which remain as diverse as the subject matter.
Often the focus of NASA and other space agencies is the large, big-ticket flight projects. However, since the budgets for smaller missions are limited and projects are nimble, they can be accomplished at quite modest cost and low risk to the success of the overall program.
"We want the best relationship with our environment that we can achieve. That requires understanding," says Waleed Abdalati, the man tapped to co-chair the blue-ribbon panel that will tell NASA and NOAA which Earth science satellites it should launch in the decade ahead.
Thanks to publicly available orbital tracking data, coupled with the candor of commercial satellite operator Intelsat, the world now has a fresh and alarming example of Russia's irresponsible satellite behavior.
Deborah James is the Pentagon’s first principal defense space adviser, a role that subsumes her previous responsibility as executive agent for space. As the PDSA, James is tasked with solving one of the Defense Department’s longstanding space problems: capability integration between the military services.
Congress should act now to reopen Ex-Im’s doors and stop undermining one of our most dynamic industrial sectors.
U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine says the landscape for weather satellites has changed, and NOAA needs to be open to new ideas for handling environmental data.
The aspiring global broadband services provider is saying all the right things as it seeks to allay concerns that its planned 720-satellite constellation in low Earth orbit will exacerbate a growing debris problem there.
With an already dysfunctional U.S. House of Representatives sinking deeper into chaos, a small but gutsy group of Republicans pulled an arcane procedural maneuver to force a vote as soon as Oct. 26 on reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank.