Infrastructure

Space infrastructure, like its terrestrial counterpart, is an invisible backbone for services used by people all over the world. Like terrestrial infrastructure, space infrastructure is increasingly relied upon for convenience, services, and national security/defense. If there was an emerging trend, it is that space infrastructure is increasingly stressed while benefiting from the sources of that stress: commercially driven services and technologies.

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Aug. 4 Sets Record for Most Launches in One Day

The beginning of August saw a flurry of launch activity…

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Space Matters: Experts Call for More Governance in LEO

The Wild West regulatory environment in low Earth orbit was…

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ESA Sending Heroic, Fictional Sheep Aboard Artemis I

NASA says its Artemis I flight set to launch as…

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SLS Test Fire: Igniting the Booster that Will Fuel Artemis Missions

The July 21 static test of the Flight Support Booster-2…

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Commercial Space Revenue Climbs More Than 6%, Edging Toward $400 Billion Annually

Commercial space activity refers to efforts undertaken by private industry…

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Partisan Fight Threatens to Delay Pentagon, Space Force Budget

Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee sent warning signals on…

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Advances in Nuclear Reactors Could Power NASA Missions on Moon, Mars

After a decades-long hibernation, nuclear fission power has come back…

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Strikes in Ukraine Spotlight U.S., European Deficits in Hypersonic Arms Race

Russia’s use of hypersonic weapons in Ukraine is the latest…

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