Science & Tech

Leidos retains $738M Air Force enterprise IT contract

The company has supported IT and telecommunications systems for this Air Force customer since 2003.

Defense

Germany's Rheinmetall Expands into Space with Focus on Tactical Intel

Company Sets Sights on Tactical Recon, Invests in SAR Satellite Operator ICEYE

Launch

Air Force Picks Diverse Launch Providers for National Security Mission

From Sole Source to Diverse Competition: EELV Program Paved the Way

Civil

CACI wins $2B NASA IT centralization job

The space agency is looking to standardize and consolidate how it manages IT systems and applications.

Civil

The rush to return humans to the Moon and build lunar bases could threaten opportunities for astronomy

The rush to build bases on the Moon could interfere with the very conditions that make the Moon so attractive for research in the first place.

Defense

Space Force awards $1B ground system software contract

The service branch hires 20 small businesses to help move along the development of a new system that leans on commercial cloud.

Defense

Missile threats are proliferating. Here’s how the Pentagon is trying to keep up

A booster tweak might improve an anti-ICBM weapon while a next-gen missile-spotting constellation comes online.

Civil

NASA’s asteroid sample mission gave scientists around the world the rare opportunity to study an artificial meteor

While very small meteoroids are common, larger ones – bigger than a dishwasher – are not.

Launch

Europe's new Ariane 6 rocket set for July launch

After delays, Europe's return to launch market aims for cost-effectiveness

Defense

Air Force chooses 14 for $220M geospatial support contract

Air Force leaders sought a pool of contractors to help facilitate enhanced and shared situational awareness.

Science & Tech

NOAA looks to sharpen solar storm forecasts with new satellite

The agency’s GOES-U satellite, scheduled to launch next month, will include an advanced instrument, called a compact coronagraph, to provide scientists with faster, more reliable data about solar storms.

Civil

Indian Astronaut Headed to ISS as Nation Ramps Up Space Program

ISRO's Gaganyaan mission to send crewed spacecraft preps for launch, while successful OneWeb deal highlights India's growing role in the global space market

Defense

Space Force inches closer to classified remote work

The platform could be a popular remote-work solution for Space Systems Command.

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.