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Securing The Space Cloud: It’s Really Hard

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


“Security in space is different than security on Earth,” says Jeb Linton of IBM Watson. “If you lose command and control for even five minutes, your satellite could be completely shut down.”

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Vector Aims To Be One of Two DoD Small Launch Firms

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


From 150 down to two — that’s how intense and ruthless the competition is going to be to win the Pentagon’s nod for the small launch vehicle market.

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Branson: DoD ‘Very Excited’ By Virgin’s Launch System

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Sir Richard Branson says the US military “is very excited” about the capabilities of Virgin’s Launcher One for resiliency on orbit.

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Wilson: DoD Study Finds ‘Exquisite’ Satellites Still Needed

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


“Launching hundreds of cheap satellites each year as a substitute” for current milspace systems “will result in failure on America’s worst day if we relay on them alone,” Wilson says.

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Limit Military Command Of Spy Satellites: Butterworth

Posted by Bob Butterworth on


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When Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work unveiled what we are now, unfortunately, calling the JICSPOC, there were many many questions and few answers. Among the most important questions was: if spy and military satellites are being flown and monitored from the same place and a satellite appears to be under attack, who will command — the Intelligence… Keep reading →

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