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Kendall outlines progress on ‘transformation’ tempered by continuing threats, need for ‘urgency’

Offering a report card on the state of transformation across the Air and Space Forces, Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall said June 24 that progress has been made but more is needed, and the pace of change must quicken to reshape and refocus the services to meet fast evolving global threats.

Kendall outlines progress on ‘transformation’ tempered by continuing threats, need for ‘urgency’2022-06-27T14:09:23-06:00

House appropriators partially restore funding for planetary defense mission

House appropriators partially restored funding for a planetary defense mission as part of a spending bill while also raising concerns about NASA’s closure of an airborne observatory and plans to return samples from Mars. The post House appropriators partially restore funding for planetary defense mission appeared first on SpaceNews.

House appropriators partially restore funding for planetary defense mission2022-06-27T14:09:16-06:00

Axiom and Collins only bidders for NASA spacesuit contracts

The two companies NASA selected earlier this month to develop spacesuits for the International Space Station and Artemis lunar missions were the only companies to bid on the project, according to agency procurement documents. The post Axiom and Collins only bidders for NASA spacesuit contracts appeared first on SpaceNews.

Axiom and Collins only bidders for NASA spacesuit contracts2022-06-27T14:09:17-06:00

U.K. government announces new space sustainability measures

The British government announced a series of measures June 23, from regulations to funding active debris removal projects, intended to make the country a leader in space sustainability. The post U.K. government announces new space sustainability measures appeared first on SpaceNews.

U.K. government announces new space sustainability measures2022-06-26T14:12:15-06:00

New head of Space Force acquisitions looks to get back to basics

Frank Calvelli, assistant secretary of the Air Force for space acquisition and integration, told SpaceNews one of his priorities is to impose discipline in procurement programs The post New head of Space Force acquisitions looks to get back to basics appeared first on SpaceNews.

New head of Space Force acquisitions looks to get back to basics2022-06-25T14:09:02-06:00

Telespazio to play key role in satellite servicing market

Telespazio intends to play a key role in the future in-orbit servicing market, providing customers seeking satellite relocation, refueling, repair or removal with the necessary space and ground-based capabilities. The post Telespazio to play key role in satellite servicing market appeared first on SpaceNews.

Telespazio to play key role in satellite servicing market2022-06-25T14:09:03-06:00

Software testing problem delays Psyche launch

NASA’s Psyche asteroid mission will not launch this year as previously planned after the agency concluded there was not enough time to complete testing of the spacecraft’s software before its launch window closes. The post Software testing problem delays Psyche launch appeared first on SpaceNews.

Software testing problem delays Psyche launch2022-06-25T14:09:04-06:00

Telesat requests UK license to connect Lightspeed terminals

Telesat has applied for a U.K. license to connect broadband terminals with Lightspeed satellites it plans to start deploying in 2025 to low Earth orbit. The post Telesat requests UK license to connect Lightspeed terminals appeared first on SpaceNews.

Telesat requests UK license to connect Lightspeed terminals2022-06-25T14:09:04-06:00