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Op-ed | Can we backhaul our way to space?

If the market grows large enough, a dedicated lunar-to-LEO tanker industry could evolve – which might never happen if the infrastructure for supplying space facilities with lunar water had to be paid for up front and from scratch, before any water was delivered. SpaceNews

DAF awards Rolls-Royce B-52H engine contract

The competitive single award contract provides for 608 military derivative commercial engines, plus spare engines, associated support equipment and commercial engineering data, to include sustainment activities, to be used on the B-52H bomber fleet.

AF Week in Photos

This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

NASA urged to avoid space station gap

NASA needs to ensure that commercial space stations are ready before the International Space Station is retired to avoid a “space station gap” with geopolitical consequences, industry officials and other advisers warn. SpaceNews

Spaceport America Podcast Episode 9

Spaceport America Podcast – Episode 9: Bringing Space Science to the Classroom On Episode 9 of the official Spaceport America Podcast, host Alice Carruth of The New Mexico Spaceport Authority and guests Dr. Charles Miller from Spaceport America and Dan Loewen from Orion’s Quest discuss the importance of space science. Listen to this or past […] The post Spaceport America [...]

ACC commander speaks on Fighter Roadmap at AFA ‘21

During his keynote presentation at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Sept. 22, Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, said today’s fighter force was designed for a different peer adversary, built for a different time, and utilized in a different place and manner than originally planned.