U.S. Space Command adopts multipronged approach to prepare for ‘a conflict that has never happened’

By Debra Werner, Published by Space News, 9 April 2024 COLORADO SPRINGS – U.S. Space Command seeks to expand international collaboration by inviting Germany, France and New Zealand to join Operation Olympic Defender. Olympic Defender, a U.S.-led initiative to jointly strengthen defenses and deter hostility, already includes England, Australia and

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Over the past six years, governments proposed launching over one million satellites, but where will they all go?

By Ewan Wright and Andrew FallePublished by The Conversation, 7 November 2023 In September 2021, Rwanda announced that it was planning to launch over 300,000 satellites. Three months later, a Canadian company, having previously launched two dozen CubeSats, said it would launch an additional 100,000. Then, a French company did likewise. And SpaceX, which

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France puts space at top of national — and European — security priorities

By Vivienne Machi, Published by C4ISRNET, 14 March 2022 STUTTGART, Germany — France is several years into a multibillion-euro investment in military space capabilities, and the country is using its temporary role leading the European Council presidency to emphasize the operational domain’s importance across the continent. Mirroring its American partners,

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US, close allies sign ‘call to action’ in space defense

By Theresa Hitchens, Published by Breaking Defense, 22 February 2022 The new military accord signed by Australia, Canada, France, Germany, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the US presages joint stance on future space norms. WASHINGTON: In a first public statement of intent, the US and its five closest military

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