A “hybrid” architecture that allows users to tap into commercial and military satellites without knowing the difference has been a much discussed but elusive goal.
When the Pentagon revealed March 13 that the Space Development Agency had been officially created, the reaction was a mix of confusion, excitement and disappointment.
DoD IG report says Musk told Shanahan that SpaceX did not win an Air Force launch service contract because it had written a poor proposal that “missed the mark.”
Seven states have National Guard space units: Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, New York, Arkansas and Ohio.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Goldfein: 'Our goal is to prevent and deter conflict'
The U.S. Air Force plans to test the performance of a small microwave sensor developed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the International Space Station in 2021.
At last week's international air chiefs conference, "every country talked about their space launch business."
The Air Force has developed an “initial work plan” to establish a Space Force under the Department of the Air Force.
U.S. Air Force Space Command is finalizing a plan to revamp ground control systems for military satellite constellations. Current systems suffer from problems such as user-unfriendly software, outdated cybersecurity standards and difficulties sharing information within the military’s space enterprise.
The Air Force Space Test Program has awarded contracts to Rocket Lab and Vox Space. More vendors could be selected.
Space is becoming more congested, competitive and contested with thousands of small LEO satellites set to be put into orbit over the next decade. These assets offer the opportunity to provide un-dreamt of levels of connectivity – but have also c…
While Blue Origin is asking for a delay in the LSP decision, ULA is said to be fiercely opposed.
An award is anticipated in spring 2020. The Air Force will procure launch services from fiscal year 2020 through 2024 for launches starting in 2022.
While the industry is eager to win military contracts, the decision to choose only two companies to move forward has been controversial and criticized for being unnecessarily rushed.
Falcon Heavy’s first commercial launch to pave the way for reusable rockets in national security missions
The data from the Arabsat 6A mission could determine how soon the Air Force will be ready to certify reused boosters.