ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- The Department of the Air Force republished its dress and personal appearance instruction to simplify, clarify and amplify many changes for Airmen and Guardians serving world-wide.The revised DAFI 36-2903, Dress and Personal Appearance of Department of the Air Force Personnel, incorporates policy changes from the 102nd Air Force Uniform Board, incorporates all other guidance memorandums and [...]
MDA CEO Mike Greenley speaks to SpaceNews about the satellite-manufacturing transformation underway at Canada's space hardware specialist. The post Constellation primetime is MDA’s time to prime appeared first on SpaceNews.
U.S. Space Command’s Gen. Stephen Whiting: “The PRC is moving breathtakingly fast in space” The post Space Force general warns of ‘window of vulnerability’ in satellite defense appeared first on SpaceNews.
China launched the first of a new "high orbit" internet satellite series Thursday, apparently to provide internet services to China and surrounding areas. The post China launches first high orbit internet satellite appeared first on SpaceNews.
NASA says it is studying a long-running air leak on a Russian International Space Station module that recently doubled in magnitude, but that the leak does not currently pose a safety risk. The post NASA monitoring increased leak in Russian ISS module appeared first on SpaceNews.
India plans to conduct a first uncrewed orbital test flight for its Gaganyaan human spaceflight program in July this year. The post India targets uncrewed Gaganyaan orbital test mission in July, crewed flight in 2025 appeared first on SpaceNews.
Elve, a startup manufacturing millimeter wave amplifiers for terrestrial and space applications, raised $15 million in a Series A investment round. The post Elve raises $15 million to speed up manufacturing of millimeter-wave amplifiers appeared first on SpaceNews.
NASA and Intuitive Machines declared the IM-1 mission, in its final hours, an “unqualified success” despite a hard landing that left the spacecraft askew. The post Intuitive Machines and NASA call IM-1 lunar lander a success as mission winds down appeared first on SpaceNews.
WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin offered a forceful – and deeper – explanation for plans to reshape and “reoptimize” the service and for why it’s necessary during an appearance Feb. 28 at the Brookings Institution. “The strategic environment compels us to do this. Otherwise, we find ourselves in a situation next year, then the [...]
ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- Headquarters Air Force hosted an Agile Combat Employment Interoperability and Integration conference with seven allies and partners at the Pentagon, Feb. 27-28. ACE is an Air Force doctrine outlining operational schemes of maneuver to increase asset survivability while generating airpower in a high-threat environment. Combat employment experts from Australia, Canada, France, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, [...]
Frank Calvelli applauded the successful inaugural launch of ULA’s Vulcan rocket and emphasized the need for the company to adapt to a faster-paced launch schedule The post Space Force top buyer keenly watching ULA and Blue Origin: ‘They need to scale’ appeared first on SpaceNews.
Legislation introduced in Congress Feb. 28 would give spaceports the same ability as airports and seaports to issue tax-exempt bonds. The post Legislation would make spaceports eligible for tax-exempt bonds appeared first on SpaceNews.
Thales Alenia Space is laying groundwork for a small satellite factory in Italy that it hopes will be at the forefront of constellation manufacturing in Europe, bringing the continent closer to mass production capabilities across the Atlantic. The post Connecting the Dots | Europe plots constellation manufacturing powerhouse appeared first on SpaceNews.
Virgin Galactic says it does not expect an investigation into an issue on its most recent suborbital launch to delay its next one as it turns its focus to a new generation of vehicles. The post Virgin Galactic expects no delay to next suborbital flight appeared first on SpaceNews.
Rocket Lab says it could launch its first Neutron rocket before the end of the year as it outlines a long-term vision for the company that involves its own satellite constellation. The post Rocket Lab pushing for first Neutron launch in 2024 appeared first on SpaceNews.