U.S. Space Command
Gen. James Dickinson, head uf U.S. Space Command, said space traffic management should be transferred to a civilian agency as soon as possible
The head of U.S. Space Command said he expects a final decision to be made relatively soon on where the command will be permanently headquartered.
A draft environmental assessment said the proposed relocation of U.S. Space Command to Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, would have “no significant impacts on the human or natural environment.”
GAO in a June 2 report said the Air Force’s basing selection process for U.S. Space Command lacked transparency and credibility.
“We're all hoping to move forward with a final decision as quickly as we can," Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall said regarding the relocation of U.S. Space Command
The IG determined that the U.S. Space Command basing decision "complied with federal law and DoD policy and that the process was reasonable"
Colorado lawmakers announced April 12 that they have been briefed by the Government Accountability Office on the agency’s investigation of the January 2021 decision to relocate U.S. Space Command headquarters from Colorado Springs to Huntsville, Alabama.
U.S. Space Command needs more access to cutting-edge technology from the private sector, the head of the command Gen. James Dickinson said April 5.
As the Pentagon prepares for the possibility that adversaries will target national and commercial satellites, the government’s ability to adopt commercial industry’s best technologies has become a major topic of discussion.
U.S. Space Command has been impressed by SpaceX’s ability to provide internet access in war-torn parts of Ukraine, the head of the command told lawmakers March 8.
If Russia or any other actor were to intentionally interfere with U.S. satellites, it would be difficult to identify the aggressor, said the top commander of U.S. military space operations.
U.S. Space Force officials Nov. 17 condemned Russia’s missile strike that destroyed a defunct satellite in low Earth orbit.
The Government Accountability Office and the Defense Department’s inspector general are still months away from completing their investigations of the decision to relocate U.S. Space Command from Colorado Springs to Huntsville, Alabama.
Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and other lawmakers are asking Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall to suspend all activities related to the relocation of U.S. Space Command from Colorado Springs to Huntsville, Alabama.
The U.S. needs better capabilities to monitor adversaries’ activities in space and has to quickly deploy satellite constellations that can survive in a conflict, said Maj. Gen. David Miller, of U.S. Space Command.
The Pentagon has declared space is a warfighting domain. Generals and executives in the space industry are preparing to defend the ultimate high ground.
Catalyst Campus is giving space startups early exposure to Department of Defense buyers.
In the last year, the Defense Department has made progress in responding to the current era of strategic competition, John Hill, who is performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy, said Aug. 24 at the 36th Space Symposium here.
The head of U.S. Space Command Army announced Aug. 24 that the command has reached “initial operational capability."