Policy & Politics
Griffin has scoffed at SDA naysayers. “I’m not personally trying to shake up anybody or anything."
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Goldfein: 'Our goal is to prevent and deter conflict'
The European Space Agency’s 22 member states agreed April 17 to a workaround to get Ariane 6 production in full swing despite a dearth of public sector launch contracts.
A letter sent to Shanahan questions DoD's decision to shift missions away from the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center.
At last week's international air chiefs conference, "every country talked about their space launch business."
Shanahan on why a Space Force is needed: Threats are increasing and the importance of and the opportunities in space are growing.
Hyten agrees with SDA Director Fred Kennedy that DoD should rapidly develop a space sensor constellation in LEO.
Despite a fast and furious pace, there are some overdue milestones for both the Commerce Department and the rest of the government.
SASC wants to how the Space Force will support and integrate with U.S. Space Command and the Space Development Agency.
Two new reports are out: CSIS “Space Threat Assessment 2019" and SWF “Global Counterspace Capabilities: An Open Source Assessment."
The fact that we are hearing conflicting stories coming from the Pentagon and from SMC speaks to the political scrutiny surrounding the National Security Space Launch program.
The reports urges Congress to hold hearings on “achieving true and real competition in the national security launch market.”
At this 11th hour, the United States can still close the window of nuclear vulnerability, provided it can choose the right approach and act now.
The nearly 20 percent increase in military space spending sought by the Trump administration comes as the White House and the Pentagon prepare to stand up a new Space Development Agency, reestablish U.S. Space Command and plead their case to Congress for establishing a new Space Force within the Department of the Air Force.
The Trump administration’s 2020 budget blueprint reiterates plans to allow wireless broadband to share a portion of the radio frequency spectrum currently reserved for geostationary weather satellite observations and terrestrial sensors monitoring flooding, air quality and wildfires.