China’s Cislunar Space Ambitions Draw ScrutinyBy Mandy MayfieldSome members of the space community are sounding the alarm as China indicates it may seek to establish a commanding position in cislunar space, to include the area near the Moon’s orbit.
JUST IN: Space Development Agency to Award First Satellite Contracts by AugustBy Mandy MayfieldThe Space Development Agency plans to have first tranche of tracking and communications satellites in its transport layer on orbit by 2022, the agency’s director said April 2.
JUST IN: Anti-Satellite Threats Increasing GloballyBy Mandy MayfieldAs the United States and its allies focus their attention on addressing the growing COVID-19 pandemic, China and Russia are moving ahead with new anti-satellite capabilities, according to a new report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
JUST IN: Long-Term U.S. National Space Strategy Needed, Report FindsBy Mandy MayfieldThe U.S. needs to create a long-term space strategy developed across government, industry and academia to ensure dominance in space, a new report finds
Head of Strategic Command Seeks New Solutions for Congested Space EnvironmentBy Vivienne MachiThe U.S. military is pursuing more resilient satellite assets as space becomes more populated and adversaries push to develop anti-satellite capabilities.