Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting said the transfer of space traffic management responsibilities can't happen until Commerce gets the necessary resources.
The 10-year contract is for operations and support of the Advanced Extremely High Frequency, Milstar and Defense Satellite Communications System constellations.
SDA is the new term replacing Space Situational Awareness, according to an Oct. 4 memo from Air Force Space Command.
Launcher won its first government funding when the U.S. Air Force awarded the the Brooklyn-based startup $1.5 million to accelerate development and testing of its E-2 rocket engine.
HASC Chairman: Legislation to create a Space Force in 2020 ‘still possible but by no means guaranteed’
Chairman Adam Smith said House-Senate divide is deepening over the establishment of a Space Force
Will Roper said an extended CR is especially damaging for space "where we are trying to build systems to be survivable."
The Infrastructure Asset Pre-Assessment (IA-Pre) program will be run by the Air Force Space Command’s commercial satellite communications office.
DoD wants to increase awareness of the threats the nation faces in space but classification is a problem.
Over two days, the U.S. Air Force awarded $22.5 million in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding to 30 companies attending the first Air Force Space Pitch Day in San Francisco.
DIU received 25 proposals for the Dismounted Assured PNT System
U.S. Air Force leaders emphasized their commitment to quick acquisition of innovative commercial technologies by awarding a total of $9 million to 12 companies on the first Air Force Space Pitch Day here Nov. 5.
The Air Force wants to work with multiple satcom providers that are currently building LEO constellations
The space industry’s primary hardware problem is its need for a “fully rapidly reusable orbital rocket,” SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said Nov. 5 at U.S. Air Force Space Pitch Day where he was a surprise guest. “This is the holy grail.”
Air Force Space Command to consider options for how to make launch ranges more responsive to commercial needs
Air Force and NRO cubesats were among many experimental projects encapsulated in the NG-12 Cygnus mission.
Air Force has submitted an acquisition strategy for the Space C2 program which is now being reviewed by the Pentagon