PAI’s SSI will focus on creating a unified strategic approach to space rather than the balkanized chaos that exists today. The Pax Americana Institute is the only conservative think tank formally pursuing space research and providing solutio…
Thompson: A major concern is a misconception that the Space Force will set national space policy.
The Space Force cannot be insular, aloof, or detached from clear and present security challenges and joint needs in the terrestrial domains.
Senate appropriators add $22M for small launch, approve Space Force and Space Development Agency requests
The $22 million for Tactically Responsive Space Launch was added to the Air Force’s Research, Development, Test and Evaluation account.
Air Force nominee Barrett calls for assertive U.S. posture on space, says Space Force is a ‘key imperative’
Barrett voiced strong support for the Trump administration’s proposal to establish a Space Force.
The White House is unhappy with the Senate language because it doesn’t give DoD full legal authority to establish a space service.
If satellites in orbit become targets during a conflict, will U.S. forces have adequate intelligence to prevent and thwart attacks?
Roper: An independent acquisition office for space could create more problems than it would solve.
A change in the rhetoric about space is being accelerated in response to damaging media coverage about the Air Force suppressing speech.
The intelligence community and the DoD agreed to align U.S. Space Command and the NRO into a unified defense structure.
Sen. Jack Reed: “I think within a year, next year at this time, we’ll have a Space Force."
Todd Harrison: Space Defense Force “more accurately emphasizes the primary job of military space forces, which is to defend our assets in space."
SASC Chairman Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) said the committee conducted its own probe and concluded the allegations were “unproven.”
Whatever the final language that comes out of conference, it will likely not include many of the items that DoD has asked for.
Defense nominee Mark Esper calls on Congress to provide ‘necessary resources’ to stand up Space Force
Esper told the SASC that, if confirmed, he intends to get involved in the Space Force legislative debate.
The House and Senate voted in support of a space service to be nested inside the Air Force, but much still remains unresolved.