Science & Tech

NASA is working to onboard AI tools

The space agency is testing a generative AI capability that officials expect to go live this summer with approvals to use sensitive internal data.

Defense

DOD: Russia’s use of Starlink will be a ‘continuous problem’ in Ukraine

The Pentagon and SpaceX have been working together to shut off Russia’s use of Starlink.

Defense

EIB backs Polish defense with EUR300 million for Earth observation satellites

Airbus Defence and Space will produce two S950 Optical satellites for launch in 2028

Civil

NOAA previews $8B services vehicle's 'Weather' domain

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration takes the next step in wrapping up all of the awards for its ProTech 2.0 small business vehicle.

Civil

Move over Roscosmos; NASA and ESA form ExoMars agreement

After the Russian exit due to war, the mission with the delayed Rosalind Franklin rover gets a new lift

Civil

NASA greenlights bids for $444M facility support recompete

The aptly named COSMIC contract covers work at a pair of hubs focused on rocket engine testing and space structure manufacturing.

Defense

Why DOD’s network agency is SATCOM-curious

The Defense Information Systems Agency is experimenting with multiple satellite communications providers as it works to make the network more resilient.

Defense

Starlink battleground as both sides in Ukraine war using satellite internet, raising concerns

Unverified reports suggest Starlink use by Russia could slow service for Ukraine, potentially impacting the war's course.

Civil

From Tragedy to Triumph, the Story of the Soviet Soyuz Capsule

The tragic end of Soyuz 1 highlighted the risks of the early space race

Science & Tech

Space assets are in foreign adversaries' cyber crosshairs, DOD official says

The easiest targets are ground assets like operation centers and launch facilities, said Mieke Eoyang.

Commercial

Special Aerospace Services buys secure communications business

Godspeed Capital Management has now backed two acquisitions of SAS with this newest move also adding a NASA footprint.

Civil

Boeing Starliner launch delayed by valve issue on Centaur Upper Stage

The Centaur Upper Stage suffered an anomaly, but the mission is now expected to proceed in late May after repairs

Commercial

Eutelsat America Corp gets new CEO

Executive hires focused on technology, operations and corporate development also feature.

Defense

Chinese satellites are breaking the US 'monopoly' on long-range targeting

China “has rapidly advanced in space in a way that few people can appreciate,” Space Force official says.