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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A view of SpaceX and U.S. Space Force compound at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, United States on December 18, 2021. Yasin Ozturk | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images

Investing in Space: Pentagon’s satellite constellation awards near $10 billion

By Michael Sheetz, Published by CNBC, 18 January 2024 I’ve written a bit about the Space Force’s satellite constellation program before but, with new awards already rolling this year, it’s worth checking in on who’s been added to the fray that I’m calling the PWSA Sweepstakes. A quick refresher: In the few years since

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Linking Large Language Models for Space Domain Awareness

Satellite Dishes (Defense One) Presented by Booz Allen, Published by Defense One, 12 January 2024 Advancing AI to Ensure Freedom and Safety in Space SPEED READ There’s an urgent need for advanced AI as an expected surge in the number of active satellites by 2030 makes space increasingly “competitive, congested,

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US leads world in 2023 launches, sats on orbit: study

By Theresa Hitchens, Published by Breaking Defense, 4 January 2024 SpaceX alone was responsible for 98 of the 109 launch attempts made by the US in 2023, and 1,937 of the 2,234 US satellites successfully orbited. WASHINGTON — The United States led the world, far surpassing both China and Russia,

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