The Pentagon continues to develop its new hypersonic interceptor.
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The U.S. Space Force has just outlined new grooming and uniform policies for members of the service, who are known as Guardians.
The U.S. Defense Innovation Unit has awarded two contracts for nuclear propulsion and power systems in space by 2027.
Russia's ongoing invasion of Ukraine has effects that are visible from space, as astronauts have recently noted.
The U.S. military plans to launch satellites to learn more about how radio signals behave in part of the Earth's atmosphere.
Tiny Snake Island has hosted some fierce fighting during the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as new satellite photos show.
SpaceX's Starlink internet communications systems in Ukraine are under increasing cyberattack from Russia.
The U.S. military has awarded contracts under a new program to address in-space manufacturing needs, as part of a larger effort to reduce the costs of spaceflight.
The U.S. military is ready to take the next step in developing a nuclear rocket to help monitor Earth-moon space, an area it has deemed a high strategic priority.
A group of 18 space companies is banding together to raise funds in support of Ukraine amid Russia's invasion.
Lockheed Martin tested a hypersonic weapon prototype for the U.S. military's DARPA that flew at 5 times the speed of sound.
The Roc carrier aircraft, the biggest airplane ever built, completed its fifth test flight this Star Wars Day (May 4).
Maxar Technologies' WorldView-2 spacecraft spotted what appear to be Kalibr missiles sitting next to a docked Kilo-class submarine in Sevastopol, an important Black Sea port in the Crimean Peninsula.
The SR-72 hypersonic spy plane being designed by Lockheed Martin is the successor to the legendary SR-71 Blackbird
Russia just performed the first full test launch of its next-generation intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).