The United States should do more to protect its space systems and build capabilities as a form of deterrence, experts said.
DoD IG report says Musk told Shanahan that SpaceX did not win an Air Force launch service contract because it had written a poor proposal that “missed the mark.”
Seven states have National Guard space units: Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, New York, Arkansas and Ohio.
The Air Force 45th Space Wing is gearing up for three high-profile space launches at Cape Canaveral over the coming months.
Kitay: Actions in space “will directly affect the outcome of future conflicts or crises."
Iridium CEO Matt Desch said April 23 the company expects to finalize a multi-year renewal of its Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services (EMSS) contract with the Defense Department in the next 30 days.
Griffin has scoffed at SDA naysayers. “I’m not personally trying to shake up anybody or anything."
The WGS-11 satellite is being funded with money that Congress inserted into the fiscal year 2018 budget.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Goldfein: 'Our goal is to prevent and deter conflict'
Rocket Lab is preparing to launch in late April or early May three U.S. military satellites including the Army Harbinger mission, a test to show whether an inexpensive commercial satellite equipped with a synthetic aperture radar can quickly deliver Earth imagery to soldiers.
A letter sent to Shanahan questions DoD's decision to shift missions away from the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center.
The upcoming release of the Air Force RPF for launch services was a hot topic last week at the 35th Space Symposium
Still in testing mode, the U.S. Air Force Space Fence on Kwajalein Atoll detected India’s March 27 anti-satellite test and issued a break-up alert.
The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) in partnership with the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit awarded Atlas Space Operations a contract to prototype an electronically steered antenna array to support Air Force multi-band, multi-mission requirements.
Three launch vehicle developers, one of which is still in stealth mode, have qualified to compete in a DARPA competition in early 2020 to demonstrate responsive launch capabilities.