U.S. Space Force
Military Space Situational Awareness 2021
Virtual Conference: Online Access Only
28th – 29th April 2021
Opinion: The decision the Joint Chiefs reach in the next year will be as seminal for the future development of military space as any except the actual creation of Space Force.
Satisfying congressional demands for a revamped space acquisition process will now fall on President-elect Joe Biden’s Pentagon team.
As the Biden administration looks to rejoin international initiatives and reemphasize major global initiatives, it is critical that the incoming administration recognizes and recommits to the role that space technology plays in these efforts.
With the Arecibo radio telescope set to be decommissioned, NASA is beginning to consider options for future planetary radar capabilities, including potential cooperation with the U.S. Space Force.
Almost a year since the Space Force was signed into law, leaders are still trying to figure out how to communicate with outside audiences that don’t understand what the service was created for.
U.S. military space activities today are confined to Earth orbit. As NASA begins to establish a permanent presence at the moon and works with the private sector to develop a cislunar economy, the military foresees playing a role protecting those interests if they were challenged by a foreign power.
The Aerospace Corp. is working to license commercially a laser communications subsystem that downlinked data at a rate of 200 megabits per second from three-unit cubesats.
A bipartisan group of House members have formed a Space Force Caucus to advocate on behalf of the military’s newest service.
Gen. David Thompson said the new Space Systems Command will be established sometime in 2021
Xage Security, a Silicon Valley cybersecurity startup, announced a contract Sept. 17 to develop a data protection strategy for the U.S. Space Force.
Despite the successful demonstration of a launch to polar orbit from Cape Canaveral, the U.S. Space Force doesn’t foresee shifting launches to those orbits there from Vandenberg Air Force Base.
Sen. Cramer: The Space Force caucus will provide an avenue to craft bipartisan legislative ideas.
SN Military Space | Space Force praised for fiscal restraint • Space Pitch Day 2021 planned in Los Angeles
Today’s briefing: U.S. Space Force trying to stay lean, 2021 Space Pitch Day planned for spring, SPACECOM not moving for six to eight years.