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
The war in Ukraine is demonstrating the rapid pace of change in modern warfare and underscoring the need for the enhanced missile defense capabilities, said Derek Tournear, director of the Pentagon's Space Development Agency.
Partnerships with industry, academia and government agencies around the world are supporting the U.S. intelligence community’s campaign to counter threats to democracy like Russia's invasion of Ukraine, said Stacey Dixon, U.S. principal deputy director of national intelligence.
After Western nations refused his demand to end sanctions on Russian companies involved in the International Space Station, the head of Roscosmos said he will make recommendations in the “near future” on Russia’s continued participation in the station, but there are no signs of any near-term changes in station operations.
During the day, they are working on the Kyiv-headquartered startup’s lightweight solid-fuel rocket. But after hours, Promin Aerospace employees volunteer to protect their homes and families as territorial defense members and humanitarian aid coordinators.
SpaceX now has a quarter of a million subscribers for its Starlink satellite broadband service as it looks to move into new markets like aviation.