A Russian official said at a UN meeting that commercial space systems "may become a legitimate target for retaliation.”
The war in Ukraine has prompted European civil and military space to revise budgets, programs, and policies to fortify launch capabilities and meet emerging needs.
Pentagon press secretary Pat Ryder said Oct. 18 DoD would not comment on Elon Musk's recent tweets about Starlink services in Ukraine
The Pentagon is looking at options to provide satellite communications services for Ukraine’s military forces following Elon Musk’s warning that SpaceX will suspend Starlink internet services in Ukraine unless the U.S. government agrees to foot the bill.
Iceye is transferring the full capability of one synthetic aperture radar satellite collecting imagery and data around Ukraine plus access to other satellites in its constellation to the Ukrainian government under a contract with a charitable organization.
NASA strongly criticized Russia for using the International Space Station to promote its invasion of Ukraine, a break from the agency’s approach of emphasizing ongoing cooperation despite the war.
The conflict in Ukraine has shown us that we must now protect and make both our government and commercial space assets more resilient.
Throughout Russia’s invasion and offensive in Ukraine, some of the most compelling images of the war have come from satellites in space operated by private companies.
U.S. Space Force to step up protection of satellite ground systems in the wake of Russia’s cyber attacks
Lt. Gen. Saltzman said one lesson from the cyber attacks in Ukraine is that the main targets are not the satellites but the ground systems and user equipment
Connecting the Dots | Freeing speech from space: Satellite operators under pressure to squelch propaganda
As Elon Musk’s plan to take over Twitter ignites free speech debates on and off the social media hub, satellite operators face similar editorial questions amid Russia’s war in Ukraine.
DoD intelligence chief: U.S. made ‘gutsy decision’ to release sensitive imagery to counter Russia’s deception ops
Undersecretary of Defense Ronald Moultrie: The decision to release satellite imagery and other intelligence on Russia’s movements 'was not taken lightly'
Russia's invasion of Ukraine is underscoring the need to fuse intelligence datasets, like geospatial intelligence, signals intelligence, human intelligence, said Stacey Dixon, U.S. deputy director of national intelligence.
Satellogic would produce satellites for Ukraine under a Halifax International initiative
Several firms in the commercial space industry have each pledged $50,000 to finance humanitarian efforts in Ukraine
The National Reconnaissance Office has issued contracts to satisfy immediate needs for commercial satellite data, while drafting requirements to bring commercial capabilities into an integrated architecture that includes classified U.S. government systems.
Cybersecurity experts have been warning for years of increasing attacks on commercial satellites and working with companies to enhance security.
Many of the commercial companies that are openly sharing satellite imagery of Ukraine work with the U.S. government but are not restricted in what they can share, said Stacey Dixon, principal deputy director of national intelligence
As Maxar satellites continue to collect images of Russia’s attacks on Ukraine, the company is working with customers so it can allocate more capacity to meet U.S. government needs, CEO Daniel Jablonsky told SpaceNews.
The European Space Agency is continuing discussions with NASA on how the agencies can work together to revive ESA’s ExoMars mission after ending cooperation with Russia.
Leading up to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, U.S. intelligence agencies more than doubled its procurement of commercial electro-optical imagery