Space News

September 23, 2022

Space Force phasing out missile warning from GEO, will focus on lower orbits

Breaking Defense: The Space Force is still going through with the first iteration of its multi-billion Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared

September 23, 2022

Space Defense Agency chief clears up “confusion” about where his agency is going

Breaking Defense: SDA Director Derek Tournear said his shop will remain its own when it formally joins the Space Force

September 22, 2022

L3Harris’ missile-tracking satellites will use a newly designed Maxar bus

Space News: Under a $700 million contract from the U.S. Space Development Agency, L3Harris will build 14 satellites using a new Maxar

September 21, 2022

Space Force procurement chief criticizes over-engineered satellite programs

Space News: The U.S. Space Force is buying billion-dollar satellites that on average take seven years to develop while China

September 21, 2022

New report raises questions on DoD’s multi-orbit plan for space sensors

Space News: The U.S. Space Force in its 2023 budget adds billions of dollars for new constellations of missile-warning and

September 19, 2022

New tri-agency office to coordinate U.S. missile-defense space programs

SpaceNews: The Space Systems Command, the Space Development Agency and the Missile Defense Agency have formed a new program office

September 12, 2022

US Army command integrates new capabilities into Patriot forces

Defense News: Lt. Gen. Daniel Karbler has overseen U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command for three years, helping it

July 8, 2022

US military’s mysterious X-37B space plane sets new spaceflight record The records keep falling for the U.S. Space Force’s robotic X-37B space plane. As of today (July 7), the

July 8, 2022

Virgin Orbit Heads Straight Up with Space Systems Comand’s STP-S28A + six DoD rideshare partners aboard LauncherOne

SATNEWS: Space Systems Command and Long Beach-based Virgin Orbit National Systems, a US-incorporated, wholly-owned subsidiary of Virgin Orbit, successfully air-launched

June 28, 2022

SPACECOM, Commerce wrapping up framework accord on space surveillance

Breaking Defense: A top-level agreement on how to begin the handover of responsibility for monitoring the heavens from Space Command