Opinion section includes op-eds, columns, commentaries and editorials on all things related to the global space business enterprise.
Throughout Russia’s invasion and offensive in Ukraine, some of the most compelling images of the war have come from satellites in space operated by private companies.
John Thornton and others want to ensure that Astrobotic isn’t the only space company in Pittsburgh or the wider region.
Vice President Harris’s ASAT test ban, specifically designed to address the concerns of hawks and doves alike, suggests a new approach to space security and sustainability.
Rapidly growing congestion of the space environment demands heightened Executive and Legislative Branch attention to protect the astronauts aboard the International Space Station, billions of dollars of U.S. investment, and the expected growth of the space economy.
Avio has successfully carried out the first test of the new M10 liquid oxygen-liquid/methane engine, the first of its kind to be successfully tested in Europe.
A market ecosystem that incentivizes the rapid development and fielding of advanced Space Traffic Management (STM) technologies will be a key enabler to the sustainable growth of the space economy.
Connecting the Dots | Freeing speech from space: Satellite operators under pressure to squelch propaganda
As Elon Musk’s plan to take over Twitter ignites free speech debates on and off the social media hub, satellite operators face similar editorial questions amid Russia’s war in Ukraine.
The health and stability of the space ecosystem largely depend on a few core areas: education, access to data and information and collaboration, writes Voyager Space Holdings CEO Dylan Taylor.
To meet the threat to U.S. space systems, DoD needs to broaden its approach to resilience to fully embrace reconstitution.
Now, more than ever, we must view space operations through a tactical lens. While the Space Force rightfully focuses “up” to where satellites orbit, Army Space looks “down” to the terrestrial sphere, where people live and wars have been fought for millennia.
China Siwei’s newest commercial imaging satellites SuperView Neo-1 01 and 02 were successfully launched into space Apr. 29 aboard a Long March rocket.
The physical world has become increasingly fragmented over the past 2 years, at a time when the digital world has continued to expand faster than the speed of light.
It is becoming increasingly difficult to hide behind the “commercial” label when their work has geopolitical and national security implications.
The satellites on which the data for the blue dot on your phone, nearly every global financial transaction, and the effectiveness of military forces relies, are not beyond Russian reach.
Many space technologies developed by entrepreneurs haven't been allowed a proverbial seat at the table, says industry executive Charles Beames
Protecting GPS satellites and signals is essential to U.S. national and economic security. While some have opined that the solution is more and better GPS, the most effective and least expensive solution is to make GPS a much less attractive target.