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SpaceX Goes From Suing Air Force To Potentially Launching Its Satellites
2014-05-22 10:53:54

The Air Force is now working as fast as it can to certify SpaceX as a venerable launch provider for the nation’s military and intelligence satellites, according to General William Shelton, who heads the Air Force Space Command.

Air Force's 'Neighborhood Watch' Program Will Spy On Other Countries
2014-02-24 13:38:00

The Head of Air Force Space Command said at an Orlando meeting last week that the US will be launching a pair of satellites to keep tabs on other countries. This "neighborhood watch" program will also keep track of space debris in orbit.

Air Force Satellite Tracking Program Threatened By Budget Cuts
2013-08-13 10:54:01

Budget cutbacks have forced the United States Air Force to shutter their “Space Fence” satellite surveillance program. On October 1, the USAF will officially stop tracking orbiting objects or space debris that comes within a certain distance from planet Earth.

US Official Warns Against Potential Cyber Threats From Iran
2013-01-18 09:00:45

Feeling threatened from the 2010 Stuxnet attack against their nuclear plants, Iran is improving its cyber-attack program and could have America in its sights, says one US General.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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