The House Appropriations Committee’s defense panel is recommending reducing the $1 billion proposed by the U.S. Space Force in fiscal 2021 for its National Security Space Launch (NSSL) program by $109 million due to what the panel termed unjustified cost increases. The subcommittee advised ...

In this monthly column, Defense Daily highlights individuals from across the government, industry and academia whose efforts contribute daily to national defense, from the program managers to the human resource leaders, to the engineers and logistics officers. David Grossman is the executive ...

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the newest GPS III satellite, Space Vehicle 03 (SV03), for the U.S. Space Force (USSF) from Cape Canaveral Space Launch Complex-40 in Florida on Tuesday at 4:10 p.m. EST. The payload separated at 5:40 p.m., 1 hour and 29 minutes after liftoff. The launch marked ...

On June 30, the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force (USSF) announced the finalization of the command structure of the Space Force, a sixth military branch created in December, 2019 through the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. The Title 10-authorized Space Force will have three ...