The need to use these spacecraft also as bodyguards is the strongest reason to rescind the Senate's proposed budget cut for launching our first robotic servicing spacecraft. Any delay in its launch would greatly increase the chance of a space Pearl Harbor.
In the face of emerging novel threats and vulnerabilities, whether the self-defense doctrine allows us to counter the threat before the attack occurs can make the difference between peace and war.
Secure World Foundation releases new report on global counterspace capabilities. "Space is important to everyone, not the sole domain of militaries and intelligence services."
About the Canadian Spce Commerce Associations Canadian SmallSat Symposium 2018 (CCSS18)
The central theme of the CCSS18 is SMALL SATELLITES, RESPONSIBLE REVOLUTION. The sustainability of space is at risk given the demand and opportunity for…
Gen. Hyten: “I watch what our adversaries do. I see them moving quickly into the space domain, and I see our country not moving fast, and that causes me concern."
Tuesday's briefing begins with a news report raising concerns about a technology demonstration payload China's Long March 7 rocket delivered to orbit Saturday in its debut.
Nine years after China's ASAT test, the debate over how to deal with anti-satellite weapons, and even how to define them, continues.
Thanks to publicly available orbital tracking data, coupled with the candor of commercial satellite operator Intelsat, the world now has a fresh and alarming example of Russia's irresponsible satellite behavior.
A Russian military satellite launched in March has made at least 11 close approaches to the rocket upper stage that released it into orbit.