Credit: ULA

Making the most of MUOS

On the morning of June 24, an Atlas 5 rocket carrying the fifth and, for now, final satellite in the U.S. Navy’s next-generation mobile communications system launched from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Sta...
tug-of-war

Tug-of-War

U.S. congressional defense panels push (and pull) on military space funding The four congressional committees responsible for setting U.S. defense spending for 2017 have finished drafting their competing bills...
Head of U.S. Strategic Command, Navy Adm. Cecil Haney. Credit: Air National Guard / Senior Airman Elise Stout

Fresh Eyes

Cecil Haney is quick to mention that while his job as head of U.S. Strategic Command puts him at the center of the Defense Department’s most vexing space problems, he’s still relatively new to the space arena. ...