Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett: "It is time for us to move forward with the Space Force.”
Ron Lopez, president of Astroscale U.S.: 'The Air Force is talking about safety, congestion and how that affects resilience'
The Falcon 9 upper stage engine performed a 20.1 second burn after the six-hour coast
L3Harris, Northrop Grumman win contracts to connect Air Force hardware with commercial space broadband
The contracts are the latest awarded under a project called Defense Experimentation Using the Commercial Space Internet
Live pitch events are one of several avenues the Air Force is pursuing to attract U.S.-owned startups and commercial businesses that are breaking new ground in space technology.
Bongiovi says anywhere from eight to 11 national security launches could take place in 2020
An amendment to the National Security Space Launch Phase 2 Launch Service Procurement RFP is in 'final coordination'
Scolese said China is a top concern: “They are putting spacecraft up very quickly and we have to stay ahead."
Northrop is pushing the message that its financial strength should be considered by the Air Force as it decides which two providers in 2020 will receive five-year contracts.
U.S. Space Command on Nov. 19 accepted the 10th satellite of the Wideband Global Satcom constellation.
In protest decision, GAO negates Blue Origin’s claim that Air Force launch procurement favors incumbents
GAO disagreed with Blue Origin that the terms of the launch procurement unduly restrict competition
Air Force to revise selection criteria for launch procurement in wake of Blue Origin’s successful protest
Air Force acquisition executive Will Roper said the solicitation will be amended to address GAO's concerns.