Liftoff is scheduled for 12:10 a.m. EDT (0410 GMT) on Sunday (Sept. 27).
Military forces have a long association with spaceflight, with modern rockets evolving from missiles developed during World War II. Today's armed forces rely on space-based assets for reconnaissance, weather tracking, communication, navigation and more. The U.S. Air Force regularly launches GPS and missile-defense tracking satellites, and operates two classified X-37B robotic space planes. Learn more about military satellites, space weapon, the Space Force and more here.
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A Chinese reusable experimental spacecraft has safely landed after two days in orbit, according to state media, and may have deployed a satellite during its mysterious, brief journey in space.
Space Policy Directive-5 establishes a set of principles designed to protect the nation's valuable space assets from a burgeoning variety of cyber threats.
A U.S. spy satellite launch on a Delta IV Heavy rocket has been delayed a week after a last-minute abort Saturday (Aug. 29).
The new military branch, which President Donald Trump officially established in December 2019, just published its first doctrine, a 41-page document called "Spacepower."
The Department of Defense is sticking with SpaceX and United Launch Alliance as its two primary launch services for U.S. national security missions.
The U.S. Space Force unveiled its official motto and logo Wednesday (July 22), along with the meaning behind its striking insignia.
The U.S. Space Command announced that they have evidence that Russia has tested a space-based anti-satellite weapon.
SpaceX successfully launched South Korea's first military satellite Monday (July 20) and aced a rocket landing.
SpaceX will launch a South Korean military satellite from Florida today, July 20. Here's how to watch it live.
The U.S. Space Force will launch four top secret reconnaissance satellites into orbit from Virginia's Eastern Shore Thursday (July 15) and you can watch it live online.
SpaceX has test-fired a Falcon 9 rocket for South Korea's first military satellite launch on July 14.
Israel has successfully launched a new reconnaissance satellite into orbit, the latest in a series of spy satellites for the country that date back to 1988.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched an advanced GPS satellite for the U.S. Space Force Tuesday (June 30) then nailed a booster landing at sea.
SpaceX is gearing up to launch a Falcon 9 rocket today, June 30, to deliver an upgraded global positioning satellite (GPS) into orbit for the U.S. Space Force and you can watch it live online.