From the Magazine
After the election, the early signals from the Trump transition and beachhead teams across the various departments and agencies involved in space activities largely echoed that same message of support. However, at least two of the recent decisions made by the Trump White House put in place policies that, as currently formulated, could hinder continued growth in commercial space.
During his campaign, President Trump called for more airplanes, more ships and more soldiers, but said little about bolstering the space capabilities these forces rely upon.
Mina Mitry is at the helm of a seven-person company that has raised $5.5 million since forming in 2015 to develop a global constellation of cubesats to connect any device on Earth or in orbit.
2017 is shaping up to be one of the more exciting years in recent history, with the potential for several “industry firsts,” along with profound shifts in public policy.
The space community waited for weeks for the transition to name its “landing team” for the agency while rosters for the teams handling other departments filled up.
In the Nov. 21 issue of SpaceNews, senior staff writer Jeff Foust and and several outside experts examine what Donald Trump's presidency could mean for civil, national security and commercial space.
In the Oct. 10 issue of SpaceNews, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump answer nine space policy questions in a SpaceNews exclusive while senior staff writer Jeff Foust breaks down Elon Musk's chances of making it to Mars.
For good or ill, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton haven’t said much about U.S. space policy during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. SpaceNews put nine identical questions to the Clinton and Trump camps. Here’s what they had to say.
It’s time for the U.S. government to rethink the basic premise underlying commercial remote sensing regulation.
The Aug. 15 issue features a cover story on startups looking to make the leap into hyperspectral imaging.
The July 4 issue of SpaceNews Magazine leads off with a cover story by Peter de Selding on Britain's decision to exit the EU and what it means for Europe's space sector, plus features from Jeff Foust, Mike Gruss, Rob Pearlman and more.
The June 20 issue of SpaceNews Magazine, landing in mailboxes and email inboxes this week, features a special tribute to Patti Grace Smith and a five-page special report on the burgeoning satellite sector.
SpaceNews Magazine's June 6 Issue features an in-depth look at the state of the Ukrainian space agency including a comprehensive interview with Lyubomyr Sabadosh, chairman of the State Space Agency, and a focus on the effect of the Russian annexation of Crimea on Ukraine's space program. For more visit spacenewsmag.com
The head of one of the companies that would become Airbus once gave journalists a translation lesson.“Whenever you hear us say a program is ‘strategic,’ what we mean is we don’t earn a dime on it,” he said. “Launchers are strategic for us.”