Conference Wire: Navy Eyes Greater Space Capabilities

The final day of the 2021 Space Symposium saw Navy officials talk—just a bit—about their plans.

Aegis-equipped warships and the Aegis Ashore batteries will soon have "new capabilities," U.S. Navy officials said at the 2021 Space Symposium, running Aug. 23-26 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. But just what are they? That's classified. 

Science and Tech Editor Patrick Tucker has a few more details, plus news of the Air Force Research Lab's effort to speed space-related development. Watch.