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China’s Xi Calls for Joining Space and Air Roles

China’s Xi Calls for Joining Space and Air Roles

During an inspection visit to the People’s Liberation Army air force headquarters in Beijing on Monday, Xi, also chairman of the Central Military Commission, said the air force plays a decisive role in national security as well as military strategy, […]


Israel launches cutting-edge satellite to spy on Middle East adversaries

Israel launches cutting-edge satellite to spy on Middle East adversaries

Israel’s Defense Ministry has successfully launched Ofek 10, a next-generation satellite that will provide highly-targeted surveillance of specific locations – such as Iran’s nuclear sites. “We continue to increase the vast qualitative and technological advantage over our neighbors,” said Defense […]


OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission Passes Important Design Review

OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission Passes Important Design Review

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx program has successfully completed a comprehensive technical review of the mission and has been given approval to begin building the spacecraft, flight instruments and ground system. Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] is responsible for development of the spacecraft, which […]


Shelton discusses importance of space defense

Shelton discusses importance of space defense

Space is fundamental to the economy, the military and the way of life in the United States and officials must continue to guard against challenges in the domain from adversaries, the commander of Air Force Space Command said today. Gen. […]


Russia launches upgraded Soyuz rocket

Russia launches upgraded Soyuz rocket

Russia launched an upgraded version of its Soyuz rocket on Saturday, successfully delivering a scientific satellite into space. The Soyuz-2.1v light class rocket includes a new engine design. “The operational crew at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome (in Russia’s Arkhangelsk Region) has […]


Galileo achieves its first airborne tracking

Galileo achieves its first airborne tracking

ESA’s Galileo satellites have achieved their very first aerial fix of longitude, latitude and altitude, enabling the inflight tracking of a test aircraft. ESA’s four Galileo satellites in orbit have supported months of positioning tests on the ground across Europe […]


Russia launches Proton rocket with military satellite

Russia launches Proton rocket with military satellite

Russia successfully launched a Proton-M rocket carrying a military satellite in the early hours of Tuesday from its Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The launch took place at 03:46 Moscow time (23:46 GMT) carrying a satellite for the Russian defence ministry, […]


Lockheed Submits Proposal For The USAF Satellite Hosted Payload Initiative

Lockheed Submits Proposal For The USAF Satellite Hosted Payload Initiative

Lockheed Martin has submitted its competitive proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s Hosted Payload Solutions (HoPS) initiative aimed at leveraging commercial satellites for some government missions. According to the August 1 government solicitation, HoPS will provide the Air Force Space […]


Official Describes Evolution of Space Deterrence

Official Describes Evolution of Space Deterrence

Space is a current and future battleground without terrain, where invisible enemies conceivably could mount undetectable attacks to devastating effect if the right deterrent and defensive plans aren’t pursued now, the assistant defense secretary for global strategic affairs told a […]


 
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