Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, says many of the specialized space and cyber operators the Air Force hopes to add to its ranks are likely to be part-time reservists. Credit: U.S. Army National Guard /Sgt. 1st Class Jim Greenhill
U.S. Air Force Col. Sidney Conner, deputy director,  space programs assistant secretary (acquisition) speaking May 9 at the Washington Space Business Roundtable. Credit: SpaceNews
Holger Krag, head of the European Space Agency’s Space Debris Office, only 60 percent of all missions currently end with a successful disposal of the satellite in line with orbital debris mitigation guidelines promulgated by the United Nations. Credit: ESA video screenshot
Intelsat's Network Operations Center mages and monitors its customers' satellite traffic. Credit: Intelsat
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The heads of U.S. Strategic Command and Air Force Space Command were among the military leaders who visited the recently established Joint Interagency Combined Space Operatioins Center at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado in January. Credit:  Air Force/Christopher DeWitt
"We need to control the manufacture and web sale of [GPS]  jammers, which is pretty unabated right now," retired U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen testified March 29 before a joint hearing on space threats and the implications for homeland security.  Credit: House Homeland Security Committee video
“While we’re not at war in space, I don’t think we could say we’re exactly at peace either,” Vice Adm. Charles Richard, STRATCOM vice commander, said March 23 at a conference in Washington. Credit: CSIS video
AGI's Commercial Space Operations Center (ComSpOC)  was on exhibit at Satellite 2017 in Washington. Credit: SpaceNews/Greg Thomas
The satellite operations center at the Tysons Corner, Virginia headquarters of Intelsat, which operates a fleet of more than 50 commercial communications satellites. Credit: Intelsat video still
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un observes the March 7 test launch of four ballistic missiles. Credit: Rodong Sinmun
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
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
Doug Loverro, U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for space policy. Credit: SpaceNews/Kate Patterson.
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