Deep space exploration

editorial | Reusability and Sustainability in Deep Space Exploration

This op-ed originally appeared in the October 22, 2018 issue of SpaceNews magazine. The release of Space Policy Directive 1 in December 2017 refocused the US civilian space program to pursue a sustainable exploration program with a near-term focus on returning humans to the moon. Since then, related details point to an aggressive timeline for […]

Space force

There you go, it’s official: Space Force. Seriously, why couldn’t they call it Star Fleet?

Space Force is here. For real. The president said he was going to create it, and now the White House has released some details about this new branch of the US armed forces. The US Space Force will be the 6th branch of the armed forces, after the Navy, Air Force, Army, Marines and Coast […]