Recent developments hint at better chances of China-U.S. cooperation in space.
The proposed 2012 spending bill would deny funds for the Deep Space Climate Observatory, among others.
Two U.S. military satellites have successfully tracked a ballistic missile launch through all phases of flight.
The White House is asking Congress to significantly boost funding in 2011 for a planned civilian weather satellite system.
The U.S. Air Force's experimental STP-S26 mission is slated to launch today (Nov. 19) in an effort to demonstrate a myriad of new space technologies.
The United States and Australian defense forces have joined forces in the mission to track space junk.
The U.S. Air Force is beginning to weigh options for developing a more capable and affordable upper-stage engine for the Atlas 5 and Delta 4 rockets.
A contingency plan to raise the altitude of the U.S. Air Force’s first Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite after an engine glitch is going well.
U.S. Senate appropriators on Sept. 16 passed a defense spending bill that would put the brakes on the Defense Department's plans to begin development of a new weather satellite constellation in 2011.
The U.S. Air Force has delayed its planned competition to build a second Space Based Space Surveillance satellite.
A new charter that would give the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office full budget authority for its own programs is expected to be approved in the coming weeks.
The Air Force is working to devise a new plan to save an expensive military communications satellite after a serious glitch.
The latest test of a flying missile defense laser built in the nose of a Boeing 747 jet has been delayed because of a component failure.
The U.S. Army wants to build nanomissiles, souped-up small rockets, to launch the smallest satellites more affordably.
Iran's recent satellite launch will give U.S., Europe greater cause for concern over ballistic missiles.