Space

Russian Anti-Satellite Missile Launch Into Space ‘Dangerous And Irresponsible,’ State Says

Russia gave the U.S. no warning of launch, Pentagon says. Now ISS is at risk of getting riddled with debris.

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.