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Army looks to leverage ‘low Earth orbit’ satellites

Constellations of small satellites orbiting close to Earth may provide faster communications and be less vulnerable than traditional ones, defense officials said March 5,...

Space Force SMC’s multi-manifest satellite vehicle ready for integration on AEHF-6...

The Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center Launch Enterprise Mission Manifest Office delivered a fully tested and integrated multi-manifest small satellite vehicle, known...

Robotic Arm Captures Dragon Packed With Science

While the International Space Station was traveling more than 262 miles over the Northeast Pacific near Vancouver, British Columbia, Expedition 62 Flight Engineer Jessica...

First SOPS provides upgrade to GSSAP

The 1st Space Operations Squadron at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., completed a trial period in December for the Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program...
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Virginia middle school student earns honor of Naming NASA’s next Mars...

NASA's next Mars rover has a new name – Perseverance. The name was announced March 5 by Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of the Science Mission...

DATR supports space communication, research flights

As the number of flights increase to the International Space Station from commercial spaceships delivering U.S. astronauts and supplies and Russian Soyuz flights continue,...

Ten ways students can prepare to #BeAnAstronaut

Want to #BeAnAstronaut, but don’t know where to start? Here are some ways you can kick-start your journey! Since the first Artemis class of astronauts...

Kirtland AFB becoming an integral hub for U.S. Space Force

The 52,000 acres at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., have been referred to as a national security complex—where 108 mission partners under five different...
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Army astronaut swears in recruits in first-ever ceremony from space

An Army astronaut swore in nearly 1,000 recruits from space Feb. 26, 2020, as part of the first nationwide Oath of Enlistment ceremony from...

Thompson makes case for U.S. Space Force, encourages campaign to educate...

Invoking history and a vivid recent example, Lt. Gen. David D. Thompson, the vice commander of the newly created U.S. Space Force, presented the...