Air Force Research Laboratory
A key capability that AFRL wants to demonstrate with ABL Space Systems is remote launch.
Roccor is hoping the recent success of the Planetary Society’s Lightsail 2 will bolster interest in a retractable solar sail the Longmont, Colorado, small business displayed at the Small Satellite Conference here.
The DSX satellite will collect data that will be used to study the radiation environment in space.
A new report warns of China’s stealth investments in U.S space companies and the country’s coordinated public-private efforts to dominate markets.
Low-cost internet access from LEO constellations is one of the products that the Air Force wants to be able to acquire and use as soon as possible.
An experimental Air Force small satellite intended to test space situational awareness technologies will be a secondary payload on the upcoming Falcon 9 launch of a commercial communications satellite and lunar lander.
Air Force: “The need for timely and accurate object tracking is paramount to the defense of space."
Massive review of the defense industry nears completion; Air Force steps up rhetoric on China’s space challenge
A deep-dive analysis of the defense industrial base will be submitted to the White House in mid-April.