The latest from Rachel Bernstein

  • Reflectors Would Support Secondary GPS 3 Applications

    WASHINGTON — Several U.S. government agencies are awaiting U.S. Air Force approval for a plan to include laser reflectors on the service’s next generation of GPS navigation and timing satellites, a $200 million investment advocates say would support a variety of scientific and mapping applications.

  • Commercial Policy & Politics

    House Completes Action On Milspace Spending

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives passed a finalized 2012 spending bill Dec. 16 that provides $125 million for a “follow-on” military weather satellite system while adding $326 million to the Pentagon’s $468.7 million request for its primary satellite communications system.