Global Space Defense and Security investment set to continue major growth trend over coming decade

A digital illustration of a network of satellites around the Earth. Visual: Andriy Onufriyenko/Moment via Getty Images From Novaspace, 8 April 2024 Launch rates for defense and dual-use satellites are expected to see a significant surge over the next 10 years as countries ramp up spending in response to geopolitical

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Secret US Intel Operation in New Zealand Exposed

New Zealand’s Government Communications Security Bureau facility in Waihopai. (Schutz, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0) By Mick Hall, Published by Consortium News, 25 March 2024 New Zealand’s public should be deeply concerned over revelations its security state facilitated a suspected U.S. intelligence operation capable of supporting military actions for nearly

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Umbra imagery from its tandem pair of Synthetic Aperture Radar satellites. The company says operating satellites in a cluster formation offers distinctive phenomenology that could be applied to moving target indication techniques. Credit: Umbra

Private satellite operators make case for helping military track ground targets

Umbra imagery from its tandem pair of Synthetic Aperture Radar satellites. The company says operating satellites in a cluster formation offers distinctive phenomenology that could be applied to moving target indication techniques. Credit: Umbra By Sandra Erwin, Published by Space News, 23 March 2024 As the U.S. military looks to

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The space company will reportedly build hundreds of satellites bearing Earth-imaging capabilities that can operate as a swarm in low orbits The space company will reportedly build hundreds of satellites bearing Earth-imaging capabilities that can operate as a swarm in low orbits Credit: Cheney Orr/Reuters

Musk’s SpaceX building ‘vast spy satellite network’ for US intelligence agency

The space company will reportedly build hundreds of satellites bearing Earth-imaging capabilities that can operate as a swarm in low orbits Credit: Cheney Orr/ReutersPublished by The Telegraph, 16 March 2024 SpaceX is reportedly building a network of hundreds of spy satellites under a classified contract with a US intelligence agency

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Lt. Gen. David Miller, U.S. Space Force’s Space Operations Command commander, speaks at a change of command ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, Colo., Jan. 9, 2024. Credit; Dennis Rogers Credit: (U.S. Space Force Photo/Dennis R

Space Force to lean on private sector for space tracking data

Lt. Gen. David Miller, U.S. Space Force’s Space Operations Command commander, speaks at a change of command ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, Colo., Jan. 9, 2024. Credit; Dennis Rogers Credit: (U.S. Space Force Photo/Dennis R By Sandra Erwin, Published by Space News, 27 February 2024 Lt. Gen. Miller, head of Space

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