While the Lockheed-Boeing joint venture said it wasn’t aware of any restrictions on sales of the RD-180, it put fault for the fiasco squarely on SpaceX.
Sen. John McCain, said the Air Force’s recent contract with a Lockheed-Boeing joint venture prevents potential new competitors from bidding for some of the work.
The start-up rocket-maker headed by billionaire Elon Musk said it has sued the U.S. Air Force to open more satellite launches to competition.
Following the 63rd successful hit-to-kill intercept for Aegis, DoD planners start work on building an Aegis Ashore site in Europe.
The MDA and the Navy’s Aegis BMD successfully intercepted a mock-warhead above the earth’s atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean May 15.
The Pentagon plans to spend $558 million, or 5.7 percent, less than the $9.72 billion it requested for this year despite the threats coming from North Korea.
Defense giants seek to reach a deal to sell the U.S. a bulk order of medium- and heavy-lift rockets next quarter.
Lockheed Martin continues trotting out a stalled missile defense program, celebrating further milestones.
CSAF says space-watching airmen well get better debris-tracking equipment by the end of the year.
Space types are counting on a new rocket to help curtail big rocket fuel costs, a top commander says.
Officials want space-faring nations to agree to play nice in orbit so that everyone can continue to use space safely.
Boeing announced Monday it’s moving into NASA’s old space shuttle digs to work on its new spacecraft.
The Air Force’s space boss said he’d be open to a discussion on the future of its ultra-secret space plane.
The Air Force’s space boss said his top priority is protecting GPS, and a proposed broadband network threatens it.
LightSquared said it isn’t the political puppet master it’s been made out to be in the battle over GPS interference.
After the top Air Force space boss confirmed a proposed new network would effectively jam military GPS, a scandal appeared to be brewing.
United Technologies Corp. is said to be considering whether to sell off part of its rocket engine division, given the bleak prospects for the space market.
Pentagon officials and their Chinese counterparts will discuss how everyone can get along in the increasingly crowded world of civil and military space.
NASA and ULA say they’ll cooperate on studying whether humans could someday fly to space on a big utility rocket.
With more rounds of defense spending cuts looming, the Pentagon must choose which roles and missions are a top priority and which ones aren’t important as it drafts future budgets; a move that will no doubt entail risk and the usual round of ‘painful choices,’ a pair of think tankers advised lawmakers and their staff today on Capitol Hill.