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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‘Curious Timing’: What’s Behind US Security Council Resolution Proposing Ban on Nukes in Space?

Image: Popular Science By Ilya Tsukanov, Published by Sputnik International, 6 April 2024 Russia has promised to “form a position” on a US-sponsored Security Council resolution proposing a ban nuclear weapons in space in due course. Why is Washington suddenly so interested in the idea? What kinds of things could

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US and Japan push for ban on nuclear weapons in space with UN security council resolution

Image: The UN Security Council holds a meeting on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation. Photograph: Xinhua/REX/Shutterstock By Guardian staff and agencies, Published by The Guardian, 19 March 2024 UN chief António Guterres says risk of nuclear war has escalated and that ‘humanity cannot survive a sequel to Oppenheimer The US and

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Russian space nuke wouldn’t alter US orbital-network plans, Space Force says

The Space Development Agency's constellation “Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture" was formerly known as the “National Defense Space Architecture." Credit: SDA By Audrey Decker, Published by Defense One, 27 February 2024 The nascent Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture is built on the idea that lots of satellites offer plenty of redundancy. Reports

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An artist's impression of the TIMED spacecraft scanning Earth in orbit. (Image credit: Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribbenu003c/strongu003e)

Russian satellite narrowly avoids collision with US spacecraft, and NASA could do nothing to stop it

An artist's impression of the TIMED spacecraft scanning Earth in orbit. (Image credit: Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribbenu003c/strongu003e) By Ben Turner, Published by Live Science, 28 February 2024 NASA's TIMED satellite narrowly avoided hitting a defunct Russian satellite in the early hours of the morning. An active NASA spacecraft has survived a

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