Space

The Military is Preparing for a ‘Space Superhighway,’ Complete with Pit Stops

Those hubs would do more than refuel spaceships; they are seen as key to staying ahead of China.

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Pentagon’s Top Science Official Adds to Tech-Breakthrough Wishlist

Heidi Shyu, R&D undersecretary, said she went looking for tech areas to trim—and found that some vital ones had been overlooked.

AFA Conference Wire: China Warnings and B-21 Numbers

News and notes from the 2021 Air Force Association's Air, Space & Cyber conference.

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.

US Navy Will Upgrade Warships to Add Unnamed Space Capabilities

“Everything is classified” when it comes to space, one admiral complained.

Conference Wire: More Stuff in Space

The 2021 Space Symposium rolls on with a big jump in low-Earth-orbit objects and some early birthday cake.

Conference Wire: US Space Command Hits a Milestone

Day 2 of the 2021 Space Symposium saw a slew of announcements about the Pentagon's still-reorganizing space community.

Conference Wire: The Space Symposium Must Go On

In this edition of Conference Wire, a preview of the conference's top agenda items.

Private Equity Firm Acquires Geost, Whose Sensors Protect Satellites

It’s a play to capitalize on massive satellite orders from the Pentagon.