The Falcon 9 rocket that carried the Space Development Agency's new satellites, shortly before launch. (photo courtesy Space Development Agency).

Space Force cancels classified military communications satellite project

The Falcon 9 rocket that carried the Space Development Agency's new satellites, shortly before launch. (photo courtesy Space Development Agency). By Nicholas Slayton, Published by Task & Purpose, 18 February 2024 The move comes even as Space Force pushes to build out its orbital infrastructure. The United States Space Force

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A view of SpaceX and U.S. Space Force compound at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, United States on December 18, 2021. Yasin Ozturk | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images

Investing in Space: Pentagon’s satellite constellation awards near $10 billion

By Michael Sheetz, Published by CNBC, 18 January 2024 I’ve written a bit about the Space Force’s satellite constellation program before but, with new awards already rolling this year, it’s worth checking in on who’s been added to the fray that I’m calling the PWSA Sweepstakes. A quick refresher: In the few years since

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Freedom to maneuver key for future space ‘combat mindset,’ says ex-SPACECOM deputy

Lt Gen John Shaw, USSPACECOM Deputy Commander and Joint Operations Center personnel pose for a photo at USSPACECOM headquarters, Peterson Space Force Base, Colo. (John Ayre / United States Space Command) By Theresa Hitchens, Published by Breaking Defense, 12 December 2023 "In a sense, we drive our satellites today as

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The Advancements in Satellite Communication Technology: A Review

By Michael Rogucki, Published by ts2, 4 December 2023 Summary:Satellite communication technology has experienced significant advancements in recent years, revolutionizing the way we transmit information across the globe. This review delves into the transformative developments that have taken place in satellite communication, including improvements in data transmission rates, reduction in

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Charting New Waters: The Revolutionary Intellian v130NX Maritime Satellite Antenna

By Natalia Toczkowska, Published by ts2 space, 1 December 2023 The open ocean, once a barrier restraining humanity’s interconnectedness, is now bridged by innovations in satellite communications—chiefly epitomized by the Intellian v130NX. This maritime satellite antenna is not merely a tool but a harbinger of the seamless connectivity that modern

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Space Force extends Kratos’ contract for satellite ground systems

Rendering of the U.S. Space Force's Advanced Extremely High Frequency communications satellites. Credit: Lockheed Martin By Sandra Erwin, Published by Spacenews, 25 November 2023 The new eight-year contract, worth up to $579 million, is for maintenance and development of ground control systems for military communications satellites WASHINGTON — Kratos Defense & Security

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