From ‘lunar intelligence’ to orbital waystations, the US needs to keep the moon on the mind

By Joshua Huminski, Published by Breaking Defense, 7 November 2022 Once firmly stuck in the realm of science fiction, the idea of moon bases and manned missions to Mars is closer than ever before. In the op-ed below, national security expert Joshua Huminski says the US needs to turn its

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DoD signaling demand for satellite support services in geostationary orbit

By Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 25 July 2022 Defense Innovation Unit's Steve Butow: 'We want to make GEO cool again' WASHINGTON — The Defense Innovation Unit is funding space projects that the agency hopes will spur commercial investments in satellite refueling technologies and support services for geostationary satellites.  “Imagine

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Space Force Will Yield ‘Eye-Watering’ Intel Capabilities, Whiting Says

By Amanda Miller, Published by Air Force Magazine, 7 July 2022 Space Force operators and intelligence specialists will work side by side in the future to deliver the full “TPED” intelligence cycle—“tasking, processing, exploitation, and dissemination”—said Space Force Lt. Gen. Stephen N. Whiting. Whiting commands the Space Force’s Space Operations

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Space Force looking at U.S. needs for ‘responsive space’

By Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 20 April 2022 Lt. Gen. Michael Guetlein: The Space Force needs to “understand where we need tactically responsive launch, but more importantly, tactically responsive space.” WASHINGTON – The U.S. Space Force plans to conduct in 2023 a “responsive space” demonstration where private launch companies

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