SMD Conference 2016
The U.S. Air Force said Aug. 18 it sent one of its high-orbiting space surveillance satellites to check on a Navy communications satellite that ran into propulsion problems about halfway to geosynchronous orbit.
The U.S. Army is looking for small sensors that can help with imaging and space situational awareness as it continues to evolve its small satellite program.
A new missile co-developed by the United States and Japan is expected to face its first intercept test this October, the head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency said Aug. 17.
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded the Utah State University Research Foundation a contract to continue to research, develop and build state-of-the-art space-based sensors, according to an Aug. 16 announcement from the Pentagon.
The National Academies said there is an “urgent need” for the U.S. government to write new policies that shape how the Defense Department should respond to threats to American satellites.
Space is the place for a variety of missile defense tasks — including launch detection, tracking, discrimination, intercept, and kill assessment.
The head of U.S. Strategic Command used a keynote address here to emphasize that two high-profile space programs could deter potential adversaries from taking actions against U.S. national security satellites.
This week the nation’s top space and missile defense military and industry leaders will gather in one place, Huntsville, Alabama, for the 19th Annual Space & Missile Defense Symposium. Those gathered there should consider the findings and recommendations of a Hudson Institute report I had the privilege of authoring with the guidance and stamp of approval of an all-star senior review group.
The Space and Missile Defense Symposium formally kicked off Tuesday morning when Army Col. Joe Guzman made the case for the service to play a greater role in Defense Department space operations.
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