Policy & Politics
The United States should do more to protect its space systems and build capabilities as a form of deterrence, experts said.
U.K. Export Finance, an agency with a long-standing interest in supporting satellite projects but with little to show for it until now, has signed a $325 million loan with Turkey to support two satellites Airbus is building under a 2017 contract.
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.
Kitay: Actions in space “will directly affect the outcome of future conflicts or crises."
Moore’s Law has come home to roost in the space business. Taking seven to 10 years to develop and deploy operational space systems is no longer efficient nor acceptable.
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.