Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) hailed the April 8 announcement that Los Angeles Air Force Base will be the permanent home of the U.S. Space Force procurement command.
The Space Force will re-designate the Space and Missile Systems Center as the headquarters of a new Space Systems Command.
The U.S. Space Force is finalizing a procurement strategy to buying broadband services from operators of low-orbit satellites.
The Space Force announced SBIRS GEO-5 will launch May 17 on a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket.
Bluestaq received a $280 million contract from the U.S. Space Force to expand the Unified Data Library of space objects.
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) said the Space Force is making progress in the organization of its acquisition office and expects to see new proposals to accelerate acquisition programs.
Saltzman: “We need to be a leader in both helping devise rules and tenets of responsible behavior in space."
Gen. David Thompson said it would make sense for the government to pay companies to clean up space junk if such services existed.
The Space and Missile Systems Center for more than a year has been helping the Space Development Agency accelerate the procurement of small satellites.
The U.S. Space Force awarded LinQuest Corp. a $500 million contract for analysis work over five years.
A three-stage suborbital sounding rocket on March 3 launched an Air Force experiment from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
CNAS senior fellow Sarah Mineiro warns U.S. service members are at risk of losing the most up-to-date knowledge of weather conditions.
Chief Master Sergeant Roger Towberman said the Space Force is trying to balance tradition against a desire for innovation and for doing things differently.