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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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Space Force news for week ending 12.04.2022

The Space Force made moves and news globally and locally this week, with the activation of the USSF’s 2nd international-focused command activated; the final final decision on the ostensibly done deal bringing SPACECOM headquarters to Huntsville, Alabama; comments from Gen. … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 11.27.2022

The Thanksgiving holiday kept most news at a minimum last week, even for the nation’s military services but while the holiday was enjoyed at home, Space Force officials were thinking globally, with establishment of the Space Forces Indo-Pacific as well … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 11.20.2022

This week, the business of the Space Force is business. While the biggest USSF-centric news was in-house (namely, SPACECOM’s establishment of the Combined Joint Task Force-Space Operations) or on the federal level (the White House’s public release of the National … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 11.06.2022

The Space Force hit a number of milestones in the past week, beginning with the assumption of command as Chief of Space Operations by Gen. B. Chance Saltzman – making him the second-ever USSF CSO. Meanwhile, the world’s biggest rocket … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 10.30.2022

Space Force news was everywhere this past week in the mainstream media, triggered by both comments made to the UN General Assembly by a representative of the Russian Federation as well as public release of the 2022 National Defense Strategy. … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 10.23.2022

Los Angeles was the center of the Space Force universe last week, as the Space Industry Days conference sponsored by the Armed Forces Communication & Electronics Association (AFCEA) brought much of the Space Systems Command top brass and industry leaders … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 10.16.2022

This week, the business of the US Space Force is business. SpOC chief Lt. Gen. Whiting spoke on the importance of public-private partnerships particularly in cybersecurity, while SpaceX announced the imminent launch of its massive Falcon Heavy rocket to much … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 10.09.2022

A bit of a slow news week was the past week – unless you were one of two Space Force/Space Systems Command-partnering private sector firms. More specifically, Firefly Aerospace and SpaceX both punctuated space-based news columns throughout the week with … Read More

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