NASA is delaying plans to move the Mars Sample Return (MSR) program to its next phase of development after an independent review found serious issues with its technical readiness, cost and schedule. The post NASA Mars Sample Return budget and schedule “unrealistic,” independent review concludes appeared first on SpaceNews.
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Senjuti Mallick is a space law expert promoting space sustainability and responsible space exploration. She leads legal and compliance operations at COMSPOC Corp. Space exploration has always been an endeavor […] The post The Artemis Accords: Changing the Narrative from Space Race to Space Cooperation appeared first on SpaceNews.
Chinese commercial rocket firm Galactic Energy experienced its first failure Thursday with its 10th launch attempt. The post China’s Galactic Energy suffers first launch failure appeared first on SpaceNews.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- In an effort to reach out to veterans who may have been impacted by the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, effective Feb. 28, 1994 to Sept. 20, 2011, the Defense Department is providing resources that will feature useful information including: Military service statistics on review board discharge applications approved or denied [...]
The FAA has proposed new regulations that would require commercial launch providers to dispose of upper stages from their launches to mitigate the growth of orbital debris. The post FAA proposes rule to limit lifetime of upper stages in orbit appeared first on SpaceNews.
The commanding general of the U.S. Space Force says the service is revising a commercial space strategy to offer more specific guidance on what commercial capabilities are needed, particularly in space domain awareness. The post Space Force revising commercial space strategy to make it “actionable” appeared first on SpaceNews.
Maxar Technologies is reorganizing and has eliminated executive positions, the company confirmed Sept. 20 The post Maxar Technologies reorganizes as two separate businesses appeared first on SpaceNews.
The FCC is requiring more operators of satellite constellations to work with astronomers to minimize the effects their satellites will have on ground-based astronomy. The post FCC directing more satellite constellations to mitigate effects on astronomy appeared first on SpaceNews.
From pioneering lunar missions with private spacecraft to achieving domestic satellite capabilities, Israel has defied its size and resources to make a significant impact in Earth's space history. The post The Startup Nation in Space – Israel’s Equation for the Space Ecosystem appeared first on SpaceNews.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass published a letter to Airmen Sept. 18 detailing updates to the enlisted force development model. The model reflects the new Enlisted Airmanship Continuum, a series of changes aiming to provide new development opportunities [...]