Policy & Politics
The Atlantic Council released a new report that calls on the United States and allies to advocate for new global rules for safe operations in outer space.
The White House released a first look at its budget proposal for fiscal year 2022 that includes an increase in funding for NASA, particularly Earth science and space technology programs.
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) hailed the April 8 announcement that Los Angeles Air Force Base will be the permanent home of the U.S. Space Force procurement command.
Following its departure from the European Union and as the UK looks to recover from the many impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, the country is seeking new economic growth opportunities.
As chair of the NASA oversight committee in the House in 1988, Bill Nelson presided over the adoption of the Space Settlement Act, a visionary declaration of Congress that could and should be a guiding theme as he takes on the top NASA leadership position.
Critics would be wise to recognize that the solutions to big problems are rarely found inside the box and solving our problems right here on Earth will require the higher perspective of space.
The Federal Communications Commission will take up a long-awaited proposal at its next meeting to set aside a spectrum band for commercial launches.
The Biden administration’s decision to continue the National Space Council has won approval, and relief, from the space industry, who see it as the latest sign that the White House is not contemplating major changes to space policy.
As SpaceX gears up for another test flight of a Starship prototype, the Federal Aviation Administration is facing new scrutiny from Congress for how it handled SpaceX’s violation of its launch license on an earlier test flight.
The White House confirmed March 29 that the National Space Council will be renewed.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin last week received his first high-level briefing on space issues since taking office.
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) said the Space Force is making progress in the organization of its acquisition office and expects to see new proposals to accelerate acquisition programs.