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July 29, 2015
Making Space Technology Cutting Edge AND Affordable
Bethesda MD (SPX) Jul 22, 2015
The current budgetary climate has forced a change in how the DoD handles space acquisition. As highlighted in this recent National Defense magazine article, programs in the past were often plagued by billions in cost overruns and up to a decade delay in a system's full operational capability. And the overruns were likely underestimated since the costs of operating ground systems were often not figured into the estimates. That's one reason why national security space programs are so expensive - the ... read more

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Satellite Services supplies on-board sub-systems for smallsats and microsats.
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China, Russia to hold joint naval, air drills

Army tests improvements to M270A1 rocket launch system

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Insitu building more small UAVs for Navy, Marines

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America needs Russian rocket engines to fly to space
US space agencies need additional Russian-made RD-180 rocket engines until a domestically produced equivalent is ready for use, the head of US Space Command said June 26. "Without access to th ... more
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Interbellum Period Similar to Today in Space
The interbellum, or interwar, period between the end of World War I and the beginning of World War II is one of the most significant periods in our world's history and has many lessons for us today. ... more
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Pentagon plans Space-War Center to defend against adversaries
In its latest saber-rattling move, The Pentagon is ramping up efforts to build an space war headquarters, in order to protect US satellites from hypothetical attacks by Russia and China. The o ... more
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Russian Tu-160 and PAKDA Strategic Bombers to Use Star Power
Jamming Russian long-range bombers' navigation satellite systems will not throw them off course. They will navigate using stars. Russian long-range aircraft such as Tu-160 strategic bombers wi ... more
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Russia Puts Military Satellite Into Orbit
A Russian military satellite has reached its designated orbit and established stable contact with ground control services, a spokesman for Russia's Aerospace Defense Forces told RIA Novosti on Tuesd ... more
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Russia to Develop System to Block Satellite Signals, Shut Down Missiles
Russian engineers are working on a new signal suppression system that could block cruise missiles and communication of satellites, said Yuri Maevskiy, the Deputy Director of Radio-Electronic Technol ... more
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US Interagency Space Operation Center to be Launched in 6 Months
The United States will be creating an interagency Space Operation Center to combine Department of Defense (DOD) and Intelligence Community (IC) resources to defend US space assets, US Deputy Secreta ... more
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Russia to Build New Generation Space Surveillance Systems
Russian Defense Ministry will construct more than ten complexes of new-generation space surveillance systems, increasing the precision of space observation, the ministry said in a press release Thur ... more
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Pawlikowski assumes leadership of AF Materiel Command
Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski assumed the top position of the major command responsible for installation support and the technology, acquisition, test and sustainment of the Air Force's current and future ... more
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Silent Sentry meets a decade of interstellar combat support
Nearly 29 years ago, as a form of protest against cable companies charging fees to satellite dish owners, a man by the alias of Captain Midnight intruded into a live HBO telecast of 'The Falcon and ... more
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Russia Warns Against Arms Race in Space
Russia warns against the danger of the arms race spilling out into space and hails the BRICS countries' effort to prevent this from happening, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on ... more
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Airbus DS provides Skynet milsat comms to Norwegian MoD
Airbus Defence and Space has signed a four year framework agreement with the Norwegian Defence Logistic Organisation (NDLO) for the provision of X-band satellite capacity and has committed to delive ... more
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AF Secretary Describes Space Flight Milestones, Challenges
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James yesterday outlined the Air Force's contributions to human space flight advancement and discussed projected milestones and investments in space. James delivered ... more
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Russia Puts Military-Purpose Satellite Into Orbit
A spokesman for Russia's Aerospace Defense Forces says that a Russian military satellite has reached its designated orbit and established stable contact with ground control services. A Russian ... more
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Ottawa to Help Kiev Launch Surveillance Satellite
Ukraine has reached an agreement with Canada to jointly launch a Ukrainian surveillance satellite, the country's Ukroboronprom state defense conglomerate said Monday. The agreement was reached ... more
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Russia successfully launches military satellite
Russia successfully launched a military satellite on Friday, following a recent string of failures for the country's space programme. ... more
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SMC awards combined orbital ops logistics sustainment contract
The Space and Missile Systems Center awarded the Combined Orbital Operations Logistics Sustainment (COOLS) contract to Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, Calif. The COOLS contract is ... more
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Air Force releases rocket propulsion system prototypes request for proposal
The Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) here released a formal solicitation June 2, seeking proposals for shared public-private investments in rocket propulsion system (RPS) prototypes. Thi ... more
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ISRO to Launch Satellite For Strategic Applications
India will launch an advanced communications satellite (GSAT-6) in July or August for strategic applications, its space agency chief said. "We will launch GSAT-6 for strategic applications in July-e ... more
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N Korea Readies Rocket to Orbit a Satellite in October
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered earlier this year a new aerospace entity to prepare to test-launch what the country calls a rocket carrying a space satellite, Japanese media reported Tuesday ... more
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Work on Russia's Unitary System of Missile Warning on Schedule
Work on the creation of Russia's unitary space system of early warning missile strikes is currently on schedule, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who is in charge of Russia's space industry, sa ... more
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AFIMSC activates detachment at AFSPC
Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center activated Detachment 1 at Air Force Space Command in a ceremony here May 12. Maj. Gen. Theresa Carter, AFIMSC commander, presided over the ceremony ... more
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Intelsat General Provide Links That Gets Military Supplies to Afghanistan
Delivering food, fuel, and other vital supplies to U.S. military personnel operating in remote areas of Afghanistan is not an easy task. An important first step is finding out which supplies are nee ... more
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Space Command Moving Quickly to Uphold US Space Supremacy
In organizations around the world, "studying" a problem is often just a way of postponing a difficult decision. One of my key takeaways from last month's Space Symposium in Colorado Springs is that ... more
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