Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach: “Yes, I am absolutely in favor of more space-based ISR."
DoD report: China intends to pursue ASAT weapons capable of destroying satellites up to geosynchronous Earth orbit.
The United States is the dominant space power and the "gains we possess are being threatened," said Defense Secretary Mark Esper
Kitay has submitted his resignation effective August 21.
Mandy Vaughn said notifying companies of contract awards and immediately rescinding them shows “a little bit of discombobulation."
SmallSat Alliance Chairman Chuck Beames: 'I think they messed up.'
Air Force acquisition executive Will Roper said funds that had been allocated for small launch contracts were redirected to small business loans.
U.S. CTO Kratsios named acting undersecretary for research and engineering, Lewis to serve as acting deputy
Kratsios will take over the position previously held by Mike Griffin. Mark Lewis replaces former deputy Lisa Porter.
The U.S. government “will not award the identified contracts at this time.”
Griffin and Porter will be leaving their posts at DoD on July 10.
Companies are selected based on data provided to DoD leaders by the Defense Contract Management Agency and the Defense Logistics Agency.
Aevum, Astra, X-Bow, Rocket Lab, Space Vector and VOX Space each will receive contracts to launch two rideshare missions.
DoD says the growth of commercial space capabilities has added complexity to the space operating environment.
DoD released the 2020 Defense Space Strategy aimed at countering China and Russia.
A June 4 letter to the FCC suggests senators are concerned that the backlash to the Ligado ruling has dominated the narrative.
The FCC pushed back on new criticism from the Senate and House Armed Services Committees.