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Space Force Unveils Antisatellite Weapons Program, Reserve Branch Plans at Senate Hearing
Space Force leaders pulled back the veil of secrecy on one of the service’s most-secretive programs and made a push for congressional authorization of a new part-time branch during a May 2 hearing before the Senate.
U.S. Budget Proposals for 2024 Would Add $5 Billion in Space Spending
Unclassified federal space spending would top $60 billion in 2024 under budgets proposed by the White House March 10, with an extra $5 billion planned for civil and military programs.
New Congress Names Space Committee Leaders
2018 – U.S. National Security Space Budgets – Snapshot
Space technologies are a vital asset to the United States military across air, land, sea, and cyberspace. All four branches under the Department of Defense (DoD) – the Air Force (USAF), the Army (USA), the Navy (USN), and the Marine Corp (USMC) – have space assets. DoD agencies…
2017 – U.S. National Security Space Budgets – Snapshot
Nearly half of U.S. government spending, 47.7%, went toward national security space activities within the Department of Defense (DoD) budget. Intelligence programs run by . . .
2016 – U.S. National Security Space Budgets – Snapshot
The United States spent $## billion on space activities in FY 2016, which ran from October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016. ## of this spending, ## %, went…
2015 – U.S. National Security Space Budgets – Snapshot
The majority of U.S. space spending in FY 2015, 52.9%, was directed toward national security space programs, including those conducted by the military services, the…
Economy: Space Economy – TSR 2015
2014 – U.S. National Security Space Budgets
The DoD’s space budget of $## billion, ##% of the total U.S. space budget, covers programs overseen by the military services and at least two major but clandestine organizations: the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). The very natures of the NRO and NGA allow the DoD to classify not just program details, but program budgets, making it difficult to know the share of the DoD’s budget each one receives. The top five unclassified military space programs funded in 2014 were the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV), Global Positioning System (GPS), Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS), Advanced EHF (AEHF), and Space Fence.