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Air Force launches unarmed missile for test in California

An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile has been launched from a U.S. Air Force Ba…

Astronaut breaks US space record, gets call from Trump

Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the U.S. record Monday for most time in space and talked up Mars durin…

Could underresourced British satellite program catch a break?

A requirement for an acquisition partner would be a sizeable prize likely to attract a range of bidd…

Airbus D&S could lose out on satellite deal if UK seeks competition

By itself, a one-satellite requirement is no big deal, but where the contract ends up could have imp…

US nuclear modernization programs put at risk by yearlong continuing resolution

The U.S. Air Force’s nuclear programs will face delays if Congress doesn’t pass a budget this year.

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Air Force launches unarmed missile for test in California

An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile has been launched from a U.S. Air Force Ba…

Astronaut breaks US space record, gets call from Trump

Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the U.S. record Monday for most time in space and talked up Mars durin…

Could underresourced British satellite program catch a break?

A requirement for an acquisition partner would be a sizeable prize likely to attract a range of bidd…

Airbus D&S could lose out on satellite deal if UK seeks competition

By itself, a one-satellite requirement is no big deal, but where the contract ends up could have imp…

US nuclear modernization programs put at risk by yearlong continuing resolution

The U.S. Air Force’s nuclear programs will face delays if Congress doesn’t pass a budget this year.

The Nuclear Posture Review is underway. Here's what to look for.

The Trump administration's new nuclear weapons review has begun.

Air Force satellites will use 3-D printed parts

The 3-D part was made using a process in which a laser melts and fuses aluminum metal powder layer-b…

RD-180 ban thrusts Russian manufacturer into uncertain future

With the replacement of the RD-180 all but inevitable, the head of a Russian space agency downplayed…

'Blue Origin' rocket engine's future rests on upcoming hot-fire tests

United Launch Alliance is set to make a decision this year on whether a Blue Origin or Aerojet Rocke…

Air Force wants contractors to defend space systems from cyberattacks

The Air Force is looking to contractors for cyber defense of space systems in a recent posting.

New SBIRS satellite sends 'first light'

The GEO 3 Space Based Infrared System, or SBIRS, satellite was successfully launched Jan. 20 into ge…

Air Force Space Command head ‘open to' reusable rockets

The comments, made by Gen. Jay Raymond during Space Symposium, could reflect the service's willingne…

Amazon cloud, automation help resuscitate OCX program

When Raytheon ran into trouble developing the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation GPS control stations,…

Commonality key for Orbital ATK's bid to win Air Force launch vehicle program

To win the Air Force’s upcoming launch services contract, Orbital ATK will strip cost from its Next…

STRATCOM issues guidance for anti-drone measures near nuclear sites

The head of U.S. Strategic Command has issued new guidance on securing nuclear weapons sites against…

In push to normalize space domain, Air Force adds new three-star position

Air Force Space Command head Gen. John Raymond announced the new deputy chief of staff for space pos…