Author Archives: Miles Inada

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Space Force news for week ending 01.29.2023

The business of the US Space Force is … politics? Well, it was in part last week as the fight about the Trump Administration era decision to relocate Space Command headquarters spilled over into confirmation hearings for DoD nominees. Also, … Read More

Space Force news for week ending 01.22.2023

Here’s an early trend to follow in 2023: The incredible number of launches from Cape Canaveral scheduled throughout the year. The week began with the imagination–capturing Falcon Heavy putting a couple payloads in orbit — including the first–ever Space RCO … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 01.15.2023

Ball Aerospace is creating a new satellite called Weather System Follow-on-Microwave (WSF-M) for the U.S. Space Force. The satellite will be used to monitor and gather data on ocean surface vector winds, tropical cyclone intensity and other environmental information. The U.S. … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 01.08.2023

The US Space Force and its civilian partners began year 2023 in business–as–usual fashion: An Orion Space Syatems cubesat — launched via SpaceX, naturally — marked an important milestone in the collection of meteorological data., while Raytheon is getting to … Read More

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Space Force News: Year 2022 in review

It’s that time again: Time to take stock of the year gone by with an eye to the future. Year 2022 was quite eventful for America’s newest military service from top to bottom as physical and personnel infrastructure continues to … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 12.18.2022

The Space Force is keeping busy to close out the year, winning some attention in national and international media this week. Both the formal establishment of US Space Forces Korea and a launch of the joint NASA/French Space Agency topographical … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 12.11.2022

Tis the season— to pass the last legislation of the year while looking forward to the next.This past week saw not only the passage of a compromise text on the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act but also a key United … Read More

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