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LeoLabs’ New Radar Tracks Tiny Space Debris

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LeoLabs CEO and co-founder Dan Ceperley says the firm has a mission “to drive a new era of transparency in LEO.”

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AFRL Cyber Center To Train How To Hack Sensors (Think IoT)

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The Air Force sees the New Mexico training environment as eventually becoming a cyber training range for the entire Defense Department.

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Air Force Boosts Funding Cap for Promising Startups

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The goal of the matching fund is to support tech startup firms to bridge the ‘valley of death’ and rapidly scale up capability.

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NRL’s LARADO Project Hopes To Track Tiny Space Debris

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Navy Research Lab’s LARADO (Laser-sheet Anomaly Resolution and Debris Observation) project conjures images of a Wild West cattle drive, and in a way that is apropos as space scientists have long been attempting to wrangle better estimates of the population of on-orbit debris.

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Pentagon Studies Weapons That Can Read Users’ Mind

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NEWSEUM: The troops of tomorrow may be able to pull the trigger using only their minds. As artificially intelligent drones, hacking, jamming, and missiles accelerate the pace of combat, some of the military’s leading scientists are studying how mere humans can keep up with the incredible speed of cyber warfare, missiles and other threats. One… Keep reading →

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SpaceX ‘Kicking Major Butt’ To Launch X-37B For First Time, Not ULA’s Atlas V

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UPDATED: Adds Insights On Signficance ONRCO Mum So Far ON Switch GEOINT: In news sure to rock the launch industry, the mighty United Launch Alliance today failed to be named as the company launching the X-37B spaceplane. Instead, Elon Musk’s SpaceX will carry it for the first time, marking what is believed to be the… Keep reading →

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