Opinion section includes op-eds, columns, commentaries and editorials on all things related to the global space business enterprise.
There is a remarkable pivot that is happening within the national security space business.
Riding on the shoulders of the Apollo generation and bound for the moon, the Artemis missions will pave the way for humans to further explore the lunar surface
As U.S. adversaries seek to militarize space, SLS’s heavy-lift capability makes it a unique entity for NASA and national security. Robust congressional support for SLS, NASA's near-term Artemis missions and future configurations is more important than ever.
Secrecy is innate to military space, and it’s been that way since the start. But officials are increasingly expressing frustration with a classification system that at times appears to be doing more harm than good.
Over and over, we’ve seen masses flock to watch astronauts begin their journey into the heavens, even when all they can see of that titanic cataract of flame is just a tiny smudge of brightness on the horizon.
The time is now for governments, technologists, and investors to collaborate on how to define and allocate orbital slots and capacity – namely the positions above Earth occupied by satellites — as part of an improved approach to space traffic management.
This time we want to go to the moon and stay, sustainably and permanently. And then Mars. Apollo was a false start, but Artemis could be the real start.
Small satellite and 5G technology advances are opening up space to innovative newcomers looking to transform the global telecoms industry.
Designed and delivered for the U.S. Space Force in just 15 months, the small satellite catapults the space industry into a new era of rapid R&D.
While tracking more and more objects orbiting Earth is crucial to ensure a safe operating environment, so is the ability to identify them correctly. Space-Track, provided by the U.S. Space Force’s 18th Space Squadron, offers one of the most comprehensive databases of orbital observations.
With peer and near-peer adversaries accelerating their warfighting capabilities and becoming more aggressive, we need to reevaluate and rethink how to bring the capabilities of the intelligence community and the Pentagon together to keep them at bay.
One day after launching May 19 from Florida’s Space Coast on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft docked to the International Space Station, or ISS, signifying a historic moment for the program.
For all the optimism about the development of commercial space stations, the International Astronautical Congress also showed the lingering concern about the business case for such stations, be it for research, tourism or other space agencies.
Op-ed | You can’t go to space on a Ford Pinto (and other harsh truths I learned courting venture capital)
Daunted but undeterred, I set off into the depths of venture capitalism, strategy, marketing, pitches, PowerPoint slides, NewSpace, small talk, zero-sum games, and artificial politeness.
New Shepard space flyer and Voyager Space chairman Dylan Taylor reflects on five work lessons we can take from astronauts.