Bruno said the recent Phase 2 contract awards show ULA's pricing is competitive.
The Spacepower document is the Space Force's first capstone doctrine
Air Force to end agreements with Blue Origin and Northrop Grumman, prepares for launch contract protests
Following the Phase 2 decision, the Air Force is preparing for the possibility of contractor protests.
If confirmed, Thompson will be the second four-star general in the U.S. Space Force under Gen. John “Jay” Raymond.
Kitay has submitted his resignation effective August 21.
Six years ago, SpaceX was the upstart launch company seeking to break United Launch Alliance’s monopoly on national security space launches. Now, it’s part of the establishment.
The Pentagon has selected SpaceX and United Launch Alliance to conduct potentially dozens of national security launches between fiscal year 2022 and fiscal year 2027
Manufacturers agreed the cost of cubesats and small satellites of all sizes will decline as constellation developers and operators begin placing larger orders.
Col. Russell Teehan said commercially developed technologies will be part of the future capabilities of the U.S. Space Force.
The state will look at the required infrastructure, human capital development and financing necessary to support a commercial spaceport at Vandenberg.
USC students will build the satellites and integrate them with Lockheed Martin’s SmartSat mission payload.
Tournear says the Space Development Agency wants to create a market so the industry can plan investments.
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems announced an agreement Aug. 4 to design a prototype for the U.S. Space Force Electro-Optical Infrared Weather System.
Forbes has been Blackjack’s deputy program manager since 2018.
Army cadets at West Point learn how to build small satellites and rockets. Some also are considering competing to be a NASA astronaut.
Scolese said the NRO "will be able to do more with smaller satellites.”