(Space Development Agency)

SDA preparing to buy 150 satellites in next tranche of military space architecture

The defense architecture will track missiles, provide ground support and improve surveillance.

Read more

SPACECOM looking to industry for future of war, bolstering ties with companies

Read more

NASA’s curiosity: Not just a rover on Mars

Read more

We Need Space: Federal Partnerships In Space Exploration

Read more
A Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket stands ready for launch on pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The Falcon Heavy scheduled to launch Tuesday afternoon, has three first-stage boosters, strapped together with 27 engines in all. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

Big defense companies are turning into dinosaurs in the face of SpaceX, other nontraditional businesses

Read more

New DoD research policy gets glowers from industry

DoD is tightening the reins on the research money it gives out to companies. The Pentagon is receiving some backlash for it.

Read more
Frank Kendall

DoD treads lightly with new rule on public R&D funds

DoD released a proposed rule that will require companies to give the Pentagon more information about IR&D projects.

Read more
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. The rocket, carrying 11 communications satellites for Orbcomm, Inc., is the first launch of the rocket since a failed mission to the International Space Station in June. (Craig Bailey/Florida Today via AP)

DoD wants new public-private partnerships to get its satellites into space

DoD says it wants public-private partnerships to form the basis of future space launches. But current congressional mandates are narrowly focused on breaking the decades-old habit of using Russian rocket engines.

Read more

Sign up for breaking news alerts