The U.S. Space Force is asking for changes in the rules that currently are in place for buying new weapon systems.
SDA wants information on "potential launch solutions" for its first 30 satellites to be deployed in low Earth orbit.
Space Force will have a field command focused on acquisition that will bring together several existing organizations
The agreement was signed last week between Maj. Gen. Javier Tuesta Marquez, of Peru's space agency, and Rear Adm. Marcus Hitchcock of U.S. Space Command.
Mike Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, said DoD will seek help from Congress to get the FCC to reverse its decision.
Air Force Secretary Barrett is pushing back on a proposal that would delay transferring the SDA to the Space Force until October 2022.
SMC awarded a six-month extension while it reviews bids for launch systems engineering and integration services.
York Space Systems announced the opening May 19 of its new manufacturing facility in Denver, a key step in the firm’s campaign to expand mass manufacturing of standard small satellites.
The contract is for two Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared missile warning satellites to be deployed in polar orbits.
The results of the experiment could drive the design of a dedicated spacecraft to capture solar power in space.
Isotropic Systems won two defense contracts in two months, an important sign the satellite terminal developer is diversifying its customer base, said John Finney, Isotropic founder and CEO.
Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash) and Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) ask Air Force to keep Launch Service Agreements that were signed in 2018.
United Launch Alliance on May 17 launched an Atlas 5 rocket carrying the U.S. Air Force X-37B spaceplane to orbit for its sixth mission
U.S. Space Command for the next six years will remain at its provisional headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs.
Will Roper: “As we see the Chapter 11’s being filed we are tracking them."