As “integrator for joint space requirements" the Space Force will have to coordinate the wish lists of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force, and recommend how to meet future needs
President Biden has nominated Lt. Gen. B. Chance Saltzman, U.S. Space Force deputy chief of operations, for promotion to four-star general and selected to become chief of space operations
Space Force satellite operators want to move away from having different ground systems for each military constellation
Military space funding has increased every year since 2018 but that growth may not be sustainable, says a new report from the consulting firm Avascent.
Former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff John Hyten said he worries the DoD bureaucracy and congressional overseers are making it difficult for the U.S. Space Force to acquire new technologies at the pace that is needed to keep up with adversaries.
Companies seeking help through the Space Systems Command 'Front Door' initiative can expect to wait several days for a response
A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket on July 1 launched the USSF-12 mission for the U.S. Space Force. The rocket lifted off at 7:15 p.m. Eastern from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida.
Space Force acquisition executive Frank Calvelli said he would be open to a different model than the current two-vendor approach for national security launch services procurement
Space Force acquisition chief to meet with ULA and Blue Origin, expects Vulcan to launch in December
Frank Calvelli said he wants to make sure Blue Origin and ULA understand 'the importance of hitting their milestones' for the BE-4 and Vulcan
Frank Calvelli, assistant secretary of the Air Force for space acquisition and integration, told SpaceNews one of his priorities is to impose discipline in procurement programs
The Space Force on June 24 established Space Delta 18, a unit that will run the National Space Intelligence Center at Wright Patterson Air Force Base
The House Appropriations Committee in a report accompanying the fiscal year 2023 defense appropriations bill warned about schedule and cost risks in Space Force acquisition programs.
The U.S. Space Force on June 24 plans to formally establish the National Space Intelligence Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
The House Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee on June 15 approved by voice vote a defense funding bill for fiscal year 2023.
Space Force delivers first of two U.S. payloads to launch on Space Norway’s arctic broadband mission
The U.S. Space Force delivered the first of two military communications payloads that will launch in 2023 on Space Norway’s Arctic Satellite Broadband Mission.
Despite growing enthusiasm for new space internet services, some military buyers remain distrustful of commercial solutions, Space Force procurement official Clare Grason said.
Space Systems Command is trying to figure out how to exploit traditional and new types of commercial space data
U.S. Space Force to step up protection of satellite ground systems in the wake of Russia’s cyber attacks
Lt. Gen. Saltzman said one lesson from the cyber attacks in Ukraine is that the main targets are not the satellites but the ground systems and user equipment
Space Force Lt. Gen. Michael Guetlein said commercial innovation today is "outpacing the demand signal from the government."
The U.S. Space Force plans to select a small satellite launcher to fly a payload to low Earth orbit on short notice, a capability known as tactically responsive space.