Military Space News


Mission Press Releases

  • SBIRS Combined Task Force Recognized in Decommissioning Ceremony
    Los Angeles Air Force Base - Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    Posted on: 9/22/2016 4:36:33 PM PDT

  • Air Force, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman Celebrate 100 Years of Flying Protected Satellite Communications
    Lockheed Martin Corporation - Tuesday, August 23, 2016
    Posted on: 8/23/2016 1:23:11 PM PDT

  • SPAWAR Looks to ViaSat to Support and Modernize the U.S. Navy's Proven UHF Satellite Communications Network
    ViaSat - Monday, August 22, 2016
    Posted on: 8/22/2016 1:07:27 PM PDT

  • The Government of Canada invests in space-based maritime surveillance
    Canada Department of Defence - Friday, June 17, 2016
    Posted on: 6/17/2016 7:33:22 PM PDT

  • Notice of Proposed Procurement: Department of National Defence (Canada) SAR & AIS Data Management
    Canada Department of Defence - Monday, January 25, 2016
    Posted on: 1/25/2016 2:16:22 PM PDT

  • Harris Corporation Receives $45 Million in Orders for US Army's MET Program
    Harris Corporation - Monday, July 20, 2015
    Posted on: 7/20/2015 2:44:27 PM PDT

  • ORS CubeSats Close Out a Successful Test and Re-enter Earth's Atmosphere
    Johns Hopkins University - Monday, April 20, 2015
    Posted on: 4/21/2015 4:06:56 PM PDT

  • Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Study (W7714-156012/001/SL)
    Public Works and Government Services Canada - Buy and Sell - Thursday, November 27, 2014
    Posted on: 12/3/2014 3:43:32 PM PDT

  • The Department of National Defence (Canada) Formalizes International Space Partnership
    Canada Department of Defence - Monday, September 22, 2014
    Posted on: 9/22/2014 10:12:48 PM PDT

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  • Air Force launches 3rd Advanced Satellite
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    Posted on: 9/19/2013 3:07:51 PM PDT

  • United Launch Alliance Marks 75th Successful Launch by Delivering the AEHF-3 Satellite to Orbit
    United Launch Alliance - Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Posted on: 9/18/2013 12:24:58 PM PDT

  • National Reconnaissance Office Mission Successfully Launches on World’s Largest Rocket, the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy
    United Launch Alliance - Wednesday, August 28, 2013
    Posted on: 8/28/2013 7:44:13 PM PDT

  • U.S. Air Force Awards Contract Option to SSL
    Space Systems/Loral - Thursday, August 8, 2013
    Posted on: 8/9/2013 1:44:33 PM PDT

  • ATK Technologies Support Launch of ULA's Delta IV Rocket Carrying WGS-6
    Alliant Techsystems - Thursday, August 8, 2013
    Posted on: 8/8/2013 1:24:31 PM PDT

  • 6th Boeing-built Wideband Satellite Expands Tactical Communications
    Boeing - Wednesday, August 7, 2013
    Posted on: 8/8/2013 1:21:47 PM PDT

  • United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Second Wideband Global SATCOM Mission for U.S. Air Force in Less Than Three Months
    United Launch Alliance - Wednesday, August 7, 2013
    Posted on: 8/8/2013 2:47:29 AM PDT

  • ORS-1 Satellite Completes Second Year in Space
    UTC Aerospace Systems - Monday, July 1, 2013
    Posted on: 7/1/2013 3:33:28 PM PDT

  • Navy Missile Likely Hit Fuel Tank on Disabled Satellite
    Department of Defense - Thursday, February 21, 2008
    Posted on: 2/25/2008 8:25:01 AM PDT

  • Gates Pleased by Mission's Success
    Department of Defense - Monday, February 25, 2008
    Posted on: 2/25/2008 8:24:24 AM PDT

  • Satellite Debris Analysis Indicates Hydrazine Tank  Hit
    Department of Defense - Monday, February 25, 2008
    Posted on: 2/25/2008 8:21:24 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NAS: National Security Space Defense and Protection: Public Report (2016)
    National Academy of Sciences - September 6, 2016
    Posted on: 9/6/2016 5:10:29 PM PDT

  • ULA Atlas V AEHF-3 Rolls Out to the Pad
    United Launch Alliance - September 16, 2013
    Posted on: 9/16/2013 6:00:21 PM PDT

  • GAO: Major Space Programs Still at Risk for Cost and Schedule Increases
    Government Accountability Office - March 5, 2008
    Posted on: 3/5/2008 11:47:17 AM PDT

  • Remarks on The President's National Space Policy by Robert G. Joseph, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security
    Department of State - December 14, 2006
    Posted on: 12/14/2006 8:45:29 AM PDT

  • Defense Science Board Task Force on The Future of the Global Positioning System
    Department of Defense - December 2, 2005
    Posted on: 12/2/2005 8:47:07 PM PDT

  • GAO Report: Defense Space Activities: Management Guidance and Performance Measures Needed to Develop Personnel
    Government Accountability Office - September 21, 2005
    Posted on: 9/21/2005 11:14:13 AM PDT

  • Defense Acquisitions: Incentives and Pressures That Drive Problems Affecting Satellite and Related Acquisitions. GAO-05-570R
    Government Accountability Office - June 24, 2005
    Posted on: 6/24/2005 10:36:15 AM PDT

  • Statement of Hon. Peter Teets at Hearings on FY 2006 Defense Authorization Budget Request for Space Activities
    Senate Armed Services Committee - March 17, 2005
    Posted on: 3/17/2005 7:42:49 AM PDT

  • Statement of General James Cartwright at Hearings on FY 2006 Defense Authorization Budget Request for Space Activities
    Senate Armed Services Committee - March 17, 2005
    Posted on: 3/17/2005 7:41:27 AM PDT

  • Statement of General Lance Lord at Hearings on FY 2006 Defense Authorization Budget Request for Space Activities
    Senate Armed Services Committee - March 17, 2005
    Posted on: 3/17/2005 7:39:33 AM PDT

  • Statement of Lieutenant General Larry J. Dodgen at Hearings on FY 2006 Defense Authorization Budget Request for Space Activities
    Senate Armed Services Committee - March 17, 2005
    Posted on: 3/17/2005 7:37:17 AM PDT

  • Statement of Vice Admiral Joseph Sestak at Hearings on FY 2006 Defense Authorization Budget Request for Space Activities
    Senate Armed Services Committee - March 17, 2005
    Posted on: 3/17/2005 7:35:27 AM PDT

  • Microsatellite Propulsion Experiment Industry Day
    Air Force Materiel Command - August 30, 2004
    Posted on: 8/30/2004 8:41:52 PM PDT

  • DOD Establishes Missile Defense Advisory Committee
    Department of Defense - August 15, 2004
    Posted on: 8/15/2004 10:04:30 AM PDT

  • Professional Aerospace Contractors Association Briefing for Industry 2004
    Air Force Materiel Command - April 28, 2004
    Posted on: 4/28/2004 7:10:01 AM PDT

  • Hearing Charter: House Science Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics: NASA-DoD Cooperation in Space Transportation
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - March 18, 2004
    Posted on: 3/18/2004 4:52:43 PM PDT

  • Request for Public Review and Comment of Changes to the Navstar GPS Space Segment/Navigation User Segment Interface Control Document (ICD)
    US Air Force - March 5, 2004
    Posted on: 3/5/2004 7:59:39 AM PDT

  • Industry Day on a Propulsion Systems that Enhance the Orbital Transporation of DoD Space Assets
    Air Force Materiel Command - December 30, 2003
    Posted on: 12/30/2003 7:12:24 PM PDT

  • VAFB launch schedule as of 02-11-2003
    Vandenberg Air Force Base - November 3, 2003
    Posted on: 11/3/2003 6:48:55 PM PDT

  • TITAN II G-9 Mission Delayed
    Air Force News Service - October 16, 2003
    Posted on: 10/17/2003 8:58:02 PM PDT