“Juicy Targets” For China – PLA Trains Its Satellite Operators For On-Orbit Refueling, Space War With US

By Ashish Dangwal, Published by The Eurasian Times, 23 March 2024 According to the US Air Force think tank, China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is training its satellite operators for on-orbit satellite refueling, a crucial capability for managing space logistics in both peacetime and wartime scenarios.  This revelation, disclosed in a report

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Space Force unveils Vision for 2030 at Inaugural Spacepower Conference

Published by Blacklisted News, 21 December 2023 At the inaugural Spacepower Conference held in Orlando, Florida, from December 12-13, U.S. Space Force leaders outlined an ambitious vision for the future of the nation's newest military branch. The event, hosted by the Space Force Association, provided industry professionals and the public

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Artist's illustration of NASA astronauts near the moon's south pole, a region thought to be rich in water ice, a key resource that could help humanity extend its footprint out into the solar system. (Image credit: NASA)

The Space Force should safeguard US interests on the moon (op-ed)

By Rick Tumlinson, Published by Space.com, 2 October 2023 The potential for conflict beyond Earth is coming. It's been reported that United States Space Force Commander Gen. Chance Saltzman surveyed the Force's members to develop a mission statement for America's newest military branch. Aside from the novelty of crowdsourcing soldiers

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The Space Force mission known as Victus Nox flew on a Firefly Alpha rocket. It lifted off Sept. 14, 2023, from Space Launch Complex 2 West at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California. Credit: Firefly Aerospace

Victus Nox mission highlights need for flexibility, Space Force says

By Courtney Albon, Published by Defense News, 27 September, 2023 WASHINGTON — A Space Force mission that successfully demonstrated the ability to buy, build and fly a satellite to orbit on rapid timelines highlights the need for more flexibility within the acquisition and launch enterprise, according to service officials. The

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