Gen. John Raymond said the the Space Force might consider working with more than two launch companies as more players enter the industry
Pentagon funding for space programs will grow in the coming years as the U.S. military increasingly relies on satellites to conduct operations, the Defense Department’s comptroller Mike McCord said March 9.
House and Senate appropriators completed work March 9 on an omnibus spending bill for fiscal year 2022 that would give NASA a little more than $24 billion, $760 million below the administration’s request.
U.S. military satellite procurements and contracts for launch services have been put on hold and cannot move forward until Congress passes a full-year defense appropriations bill for fiscal year 2022.
Political fights that delay government funding bills are only helping U.S. adversaries, said Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall
A new, scaled-back version of a spending package released Oct. 28 sharply reduced the money allocated to NASA infrastructure and climate change projects, while continuing to exclude funding for a second Artemis lunar lander.
As commercial human spaceflight enjoys a breakout 2021, it doesn't make sense for Congress to keep safety regulators handcuffed through 2023, argues the author of "Bringing Columbia Home."
NASA’s administrator says he remains confident that Congress will provide the agency with funding to allow it to select a second lunar lander developer despite a lack of public progress on funding and concerns raised elsewhere in the agency about the effect an ongoing protest could have on congressional support for the program.
Today, some of the more innovative uses of GPS are those that work together with other emerging technologies, thereby enabling smarter, more efficient functionality.
Rep. Doug Lamborn, a Republican who represents Colorado Springs, told SpaceNews he expects the fight to continue into next year pending ongoing reviews by the Defense Department’s inspector general and the Government Accountability Office.
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.
The Space Force has plans to acquire billions of dollars worth of new satellites and needs to make sure it avoids the missteps that plagued previous acquisitions, said the Government Accountability Office.
The Space Force has to make more headway in acquisition programs, the chair of the House Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee said May 7.
Former GOP lawmaker Frank LoBiondo argues that former Sen. Bill Nelson's age and experience are an asset, not a liability, when it comes to leading NASA through the budget battles ahead.
The leaders of the House Armed Services Committee’s subcommittee on strategic forces called on DoD and other agencies to more openly discuss the threats posed by China and Russia.
Deputy defense secretary nominee Kathleen Hicks had a confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee Feb. 2.
Rep. Jim Cooper added his voice to the chorus of lawmakers demanding that the Biden administration investigate the Air Force’s decision to move Space Command from Colorado to Alabama.
Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) wants the Biden administration to put pressure on the Space Force to clean up its procurement act.
The package approved by Congress for fiscal year 2021 provides $696 billion for the Defense Department, including $15.2 billion for the U.S. Space Force.