Blue Origin filed a “pre-award” protest with the GAO, arguing that the rules set by the Air Force do not allow for a fair and open competition.
Small launch vehicle company Vector has replaced its founding chief executive and disclosed that financial difficulties have forced the company to suspend its operations.
The ASLON-45 space vehicle manifest will consist of multiple 3U and larger U.S. government cubesats to low earth orbit.
Rocket Lab announced Aug. 6 it will attempt to recover the first stage of its Electron small launch vehicle over the next several months, eventually reusing it to allow the company to increase its launch rate.
China carried out the controlled deorbiting of its Tiangong-2 space lab into the South Pacific, the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) announced Friday.
DoD statement: "An acting director of SDA will be announced soon."
From 2013 until 2017, Barrett served as chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Aerospace Corporation
Maxar Technologies has decided not to sell or shut down its commercial geostationary orbit satellite business, but will restructure it with a greater emphasis on smaller satellites and government customers.
The first six satellites in a constellation that could one day number close to 2,000 lifted off at 4:37 p.m. Eastern aboard a Soyuz rocket.
The Space Development Agency is being created to "reenergize the space development culture, shorten the time cycles that we talked about, bring some new things to the table.”
ULA and SpaceX will split six national security launches planned for 2021 to 2022, the Air Force announced Feb. 19.