Pentagon leaders emphasized the growing importance of missions in orbit Wednesday as they welcomed the second general to command the Space Force. The new chief of space operations, Gen. Chance Saltzman, pledged to get his young service ready for war.
The National Space Council asked for comment on new commercial space systems and how the commercial space sector could be regulated during a pair of online meetings set for November. The council wants input from industry and the public. The move is part of a Biden Administration push to deal with issues including crowded orbits and the safety of space tourists.
As a new year in orbit dawns, The Space Report sought a glimpse at the year ahead from aerospace industry leaders, lawmakers and experts.
As spacefaring nations grow more active in space exploration, the idea of a peaceful exploration and use of outer space starts to fade in the absence of international rules.
By 2024, NASA intends to land astronauts including the first female on the Moon. The Artemis program is an exciting opportunity for the space industry and all humankind to settle in deep space within the next decades. Even more exciting, the United States is not the only nation venturing into this expanding frontier. . .
As the exponential growth of commercial space looms, this is a good time to survey several critical aspects of intellectual property (IP) as an enabler of innovation in commercial space. This article begins with a review of the vital role of. . .
In 2020, many significant events influenced policy across the global space community. In the United States, new policy directives, along with the results of the 2020 election. . .
As Space Debris Piles Up and Satellite Deployments Grow, Calls for Space Tracking Mount
Relative to the vastness of space, the near collision was frighteningly close. On Jan. 29, 2020, a decommissioned U.S. space telescope and a U.S. experimental payload were hurtling toward each other over Pittsburgh.
In 2018, significant policy developments helped shape the future space economy. At the international level, the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) released its . . .