U.S. Rep. James Bridenstine (R-Okla.) discussed his American Space Renaissance Act during an industry breakfast at the 32nd Space Symposium in April 2016. Credit: Tom Kimmell
Air Force Gen. John Hyten, head of U.S. Strategic Command, speaks at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation in California, Jan. 24, 2017. Credit: Rod Searcey
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U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James. Credit: Tom Kimmell
U.S. Army Sgt. Samantha Dubuis, Senior Satcom communication systems operator, 578th Signal Company, Fort Bragg, N.C., makes a radio call during a Best Warrior Competition at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., June 10, 2014. Credit: Spc. Lakendra Stevens/US Army
U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) questioned whether the Air Force can capably run space programs after trouble with its weather satellite program. Credit: House Armed Services Committee
Winston A. Beauchamp
Director, Principal DoD Space Advisor Staff and Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space, U.S. Department of Defense. Credit: SpaceNews/Kate Patterson.
Winston Beauchamp, the deputy under secretary of the Air Force for space, talks with SpaceNews about the issues the Defense Department is studying this summer as part of the Space Portfolio Review, what the Pentagon has learned from a new joint space operations center with the intelligence community and the role of hosted payloads. Credit: SpaceNews video still
Doug Loverro, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for space policy, speaking March 7 at the Satellite 2016 conference.  Credit: SpaceNews/Kate Patterson
Donald Trump delivers his victory speech on Election Night 2016. Credit: CSPAN
Kratos’ current network of RF monitoring and interference detection sensors and geolocation systems. Credit: Kratos
The future prospects of commercial satcom meeting government and DoD needs is bright," said Intelsat General Corp. President Skot Butler.  "While we can’t wait for activities like the Wideband Analysis of Alternatives to conclude, and procurement decisions to be made, commercial moves quickly to meet emerging demands across our user segments, government and otherwise." Credit: Intelsat General Corp.
Eutelsat reported a sharply improved environment for U.S. Defense Department contracting of commercial-satellite capacity during the most recent renewal period. Credit: SpaceNews graphic/Lance Marburger
Profile view of Donald J Trump, presidential candidate, at the Boca Raton, FL Rally on March 13th, 2016.
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Doug Loverro, U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for space policy. Credit: SpaceNews/Kate Patterson.
U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center Credit: USAF

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