White House spokesperson John Kirby today confirmed reports, first alluded to yesterday by Rep. Mike Turner, R-OH, that a new Russian anti-satellite weapon in the works is raising administration concerns. (Air Force/Brittany A. Chase)

From Russia with nukes? Sifting facts from speculation about space weapon threat

White House spokesperson John Kirby today confirmed reports, first alluded to yesterday by Rep. Mike Turner, R-OH, that a new Russian anti-satellite weapon in the works is raising administration concerns. (Air Force/Brittany A. Chase) By Theresa Hitchens, Published by Breaking Defence, 15 February 2024 "Nuclear weapons in space are a

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The US Space Force and saying the quiet parts out loud

The U.S. Indo-Pacific Command established the U.S. Space Forces, Indo-Pacific, the USSF’s first overseas component to a combatant command. (DVDS) By Sarah Mneiro, Published by Breaking Defense, 30 October 2023 The Space Force is coming up on its fourth birthday, and has made significant progress in establishing itself as part

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NASA Space Lasers Could Become Earth’s First Line of Defense Against Collisions and Spaceborne Threats

By Christopher Plain, Published by The Debrief, 5 October 2023 NASA has partnered with West Virginia University to develop a multi-platform system of space lasers, which the space agency says will be capable of defending the country’s space assets from catastrophic collisions and other potential spaceborne threats. By using advanced

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