Opinion section includes op-eds, columns, commentaries and editorials on all things related to the global space business enterprise.
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.
Colorado Springs was the home of U.S. Space Command from the day it was activated in 1985 until Secretary Rumsfeld reorganized it under Strategic Command in 2002. Today, Colorado Springs remains the epicenter of the U.S. national security space enterprise.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Goldfein: 'Our goal is to prevent and deter conflict'
Machine learning and other artificial intelligence techniques could help forecasters get more out of these data by improving accuracy and speed in almost every step of turning satellite observations into actionable forecasts.
For many years, the Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF) and the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC) have recognized the importance of developing industry voluntary consensus standards.
Internationally, the Indian test is further evidence of the more complex space domain, the lack of progress on developing norms of behavior for space, and the challenges of ensuring its long-term sustainability.
Despite a fast and furious pace, there are some overdue milestones for both the Commerce Department and the rest of the government.
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.
Op-ed | Where does space begin? The decades-long legal mission to find the border between air and space
No one at present can say with certainty – from a legal perspective – where the “Earth” ends and where “outer space” begins.
I’m a firm believer that the commercialization of space is absolutely essential for the growth of the space economy and achieving all of the goals we espouse for human activities in space.
If outer space is the "final frontier," the private commercialization of low Earth orbit — about 100-1,200 miles up — could become the new Wild West if we're not careful.
Reviews of SpaceX and ULA, regardless of whether or how they might be connected, are a reminder of the dog-eat-dog world of military space launch.
The next war won’t take place on the ground or the skies alone, but will take place in space, too.