SpaceNews Magazine – August 15, 2016

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Deferred Gratification WorldView-4’s long road to launch about to pay off


FEATURES

Exit Interview: Christine Anderson

Spaceport America’s outgoing director on why she’s giving up the gig

Getting a (robotic) hand
Robots are helping a Raytheon missile factory build smallsats

Improving what the IC sees
An NGA-NRO partnership could lead to commercial satellite cueing

Realistic, affordable and necessary

Rebeccah Heinrichs makes the case for space-based missile interceptors


DEPARTMENTS

MY TAKE
ITC Global’s Joe Spytek on why size matters when it comes to HTS service

FOUST FORWARD
Big markets for small rockets?

MILSPACE BRIEFING
Launchin’ lizards

CAPITAL CONTRIBUTIONS
Dylan Taylor on the Diners and Dinners dilemma

BOTTOM LINE
The law, the facts and the table in Brussels