The U.S. Air Force has extended a research contract with startup Rhea Space Activity to develop a software tool to monitor and predict the trajectory of satellites in cislunar space.
Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and other lawmakers are asking Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall to suspend all activities related to the relocation of U.S. Space Command from Colorado Springs to Huntsville, Alabama.
Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall on Aug. 24 met with the chiefs executives of United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin and was briefed on the Vulcan Centaur.
President Biden intends to nominate defense procurement expert Andrew Hunter to be assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics.
Acting Secretary of the Air Force John Roth on June 16 pushed back on suggestions that the recommendation to relocate U.S. Space Command from Colorado to Alabama was politically tainted.
U.S. Air Force officials on June 4 expressed enthusiasm about the possibility that commercial space vehicles one day could be used to ship supplies around the world.
The U.S. Air Force in its budget proposal for fiscal year 2022 is seeking $47.9 million to study the potential use of commercial rockets to transport cargo around the world.
President Biden’s nominee to be secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall told lawmakers in a confirmation hearing May 25 that he will ensure the Space Force gets the necessary resources to continue to stand up units and acquire new systems.
An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile test launch experienced a ground abort during the terminal countdown May 5.
President Biden has picked former top Pentagon acquisition official Frank Kendall to be secretary of the Air Force.
SES announced Nov. 30 it was selected by the U.S. Air Force to compete for contracts to be awarded under the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) program.
The Space Force has been the subject of snark since it was first proposed. But the naysayers are coming around, Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett said.
The United States must work with long-time Arctic partners to increase vigilance in this increasingly vital region.
The judge said the Air Force's actions were "not arbitrary, capricious, or in violation of the law, and that SpaceX was not entitled to any relief in this action.”
A concern for the United States will be China’s diplomatic push to win over allies and challenge American leadership in space.
Raytheon is one of several major defense contractors selected by the U.S. Air Force for the program known as “defense experimentation using commercial space internet."
Space RCO Director Mike Roberts: “What we do is classified for a reason.”
The National Aeronautic Association awarded the Boeing X-37B the 2019 Robert J. Collier Trophy.
Raymond said the Arctic region, like outer space, is becoming a “congested neighborhood."
L3Harris has launched the first satellite of a remote sensing constellation.