Space Policy Directive 3
Under the Space Policy Directive 3 (SPD3), the National Space Traffic Management Policy (issued on June 18, 2018), the Department of Commerce was called upon to “be responsible for the publicly releasable portion of the DOD catalog and for admin…
Despite a fast and furious pace, there are some overdue milestones for both the Commerce Department and the rest of the government.
As the Commerce Department works on plans to take over civilian space traffic management responsibilities, the U.S. Air Force is making more data available on the positions of military satellites.
As the House prepares to take up a bill giving the Commerce Department new authorities for space traffic management, the leaders of NASA and U.S. Strategic Command offered their support for such a move.