TriSept Corp, a launch integration and mission management company, announced a launch services agreement Oct. 21 with U.S. Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command.
BlackSky's Gen-3 satellites will provide imagery with 50-centimeter resolution
Gen. James Dickinson will be the first Army officer to lead U.S. Space Command
Army cadets at West Point learn how to build small satellites and rockets. Some also are considering competing to be a NASA astronaut.
Gen. Murray: “It’s about figuring out what capabilities they can provide, and what vulnerabilities do they have?"
The U.S. Army will experiment using Starlink broadband to move data across military networks.
The survey anonymously polled the entire active-duty officer corps of Functional Area 40 Space Operations, known as FA40.
The Army is not ready to sign contracts with any LEO broadband providers quite yet, but it’s scoping the market.
Shotwell: “We’re talking to the Army about Starlink and Starship."
Maj. Gen. Gallagher: The problem today is insufficient capacity and high latency in satellite links.
Lt. Gen. Dickinson: Army has 'a very important role' in space operations.
Gen. Murray: “We have to have multiple ways of getting PNT in the future battlefield because of the threat of jamming."
As head of Army Space and Missile Defense Command since 2017, Dickinson has advocated for more training for troops about their dependence on space.
The Army is pondering broader use of low-cost satellites for tactical applications.
DoD sources said Esper is likely to continue to advocate for space investments.