Policy & Politics
A new report warns of China’s stealth investments in U.S space companies and the country’s coordinated public-private efforts to dominate markets.
Smith so far has not been happy with the Air Force’s response to his concerns about the launch program.
NASA has laid out a rough plan for what it now calls the Artemis program, including what needs to be built — SLS and Orion, a “minimal” Gateway and lunar landers — and how it can come together in time for a 2024 landing. What the agency has been less forthcoming about, though, is how much it will cost.
The amended language retained two key provisions that help SpaceX and Blue Origin, and removed two others that were opposed by ULA.
HASC creates a United States Space Corps led by a four-star commandant.
The SASC is trying to hold the Air Force more accountable for the performance of space acquisition programs.
A bipartisan amendment to strike Smith’s space launch provisions is expected to be offered by Colorado lawmakers Lamborn and Crow.
Kennedy says SDA will work with all the services. “Nobody said I have to build it all."
HASC Chairman Adam Smith: “We have an agreement on an amendment" to create a space force or space corps.
Smith’s mark does not disrupt the LSP schedule and only directs some changes to the rules of the competition.
If the culture issue is not addressed, the current organization will fail to develop the human capital required to preserve U.S. dominance.
A day after President Trump appeared to cast doubt on NASA’s plans to send humans to the moon, a White House official said the moon remained a goal of the agency’s programs as a step towards Mars.
Supporters of the Export-Import Bank of the United States told Congress June 4 that the bank’s charter should last 10 years before requiring reauthorization instead of the three to five years normally allotted.
An industry advisory group will recommend significant changes to a proposal to revise commercial remote sensing regulations, arguing the current proposal falls short of what’s needed to keep up with the industry’s capabilities and needs.
Sen. Jack Reed: “An issue that will be paramount for both of you is Space Command’s relationship with the NRO."