The U.S. Space Force announced Nov. 28 it delivered the second and final military communications payloads that will launch in 2023 on Space Norway’s Arctic Satellite Broadband Mission
An updated U.S. strategy for the Arctic the Biden administration released Oct. 7 predicts greater power competition in that part of the world, fueled by climate change and growing military activities.
The U.S. Space Force broke ground on a new site at Clear Space Force Station, Alaska, will be the main gateway to the EPS-R payloads that will launch in 2023
With Arctic aviation and maritime activity on the rise, Europe and Canada are taking the lead in developing weather satellites to gather global data and improve observation of Earth’s northernmost latitudes.
Citing a changing security climate, Canada is bolstering its defense and surveillance capabilities in the Arctic with a focus on using space assets and new technology.
Warming seas and thinning polar ice caps promise to turn the Arctic into a hub of greater economic activity — and a new hotspot for military competition.
As Arctic sea ice dips to new lows, economic activity in the region is picking up. To track the changes, companies and academic researchers often turn to satellite-based data products.
Space is becoming more congested and communications all over the globe — but particularly in the Arctic region — are often contested.
At the direction of the Biden Administration, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS) is adopting a portfolio approach.