Category Archives: Space Force

Falcon Heavy | USSF-44

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Atlas V 421 | SBIRS GEO-6

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“Russia Prepares Laser Base to Target Satellites”

“As Russia has seen the effectiveness in satellite surveillance tracking their troop movements during the invasion of Ukraine, putting their forces at risk and being exposed to attacks, it is ramping up work on a laser to counter it. The project … Continue reading

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“Space Force Launches New Intelligence Unit as Congress Voices Concerns over Growth” – TTG

The Space Force has assumed command of a new unit that will be focused on keeping an eye out for foreign threats in space, but it comes as Congress is warning the small service branch that it has to prepare … Continue reading

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USSF Atlas Launch

Two US national security payloads. The first is the Space Force’s Wide Field of View (WFOV) Testbed satellite, the second is a multi-manifest satellite for the Department of Defense (DoD).

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“SpaceX shut down a Russian electromagnetic warfare attack in Ukraine last month — and the Pentagon is taking notes” – TTG

Brig. Gen. Tad Clark, director of the Air Force’s electromagnetic spectrum superiority directorate, said modern wars will increasingly involve electromagnetic warfare, particularly to shape the battlefield when conflicts begin. Dave Tremper, director of electronic warfare for the Office of the … Continue reading

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 The direct-ascent ASAT missile test ban – TTG

WASHINGTON – Vice President Kamala Harris announced April 18 that the United States will ban direct-ascent anti-satellite (ASAT) missile tests that create orbital debris. “These tests are dangerous and we will not conduct them,” Harris said in a speech at Vandenberg … Continue reading

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NRO prefers Space X for launches

“A classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office was launched into space from California on Sunday. The NROL-85 satellite lifted off at 6:13 a.m. from Vandenberg Space Force Base aboard a two-stage SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. It was the … Continue reading

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“US Space Force preparing to decommission legacy command and control system”

“By the end of this year, the Space Force hopes to have fully transitioned from its legacy space catalog system to a modernized command and control capability — a milestone years in the making. The service is in the process … Continue reading

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A dustpan in the sky.

While there are well over 20,000 trackable pieces of space debris, what also concerns the Space Force is the number of smaller objects (such as screws or flecks of paint) that would not be able to be tracked. Industry representatives have more … Continue reading

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