U.S. Army Maj. Mitchell Daugherty, mission director for the National Space Defense Center, points to a screen in front of U.S. Space Force 1st Lt. Tia Scoggan, weapons and tactics section chief for the 18th Space Defense Squadron Det. 1, at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Oct. 5, 2022. 18 SDS Det. 1 provides timely and actionable Space Domain Awareness (SDA) for emergent and existing threats that are identified by the Joint Task Force-Space Defense’s NSDC as on-orbit threats. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tiana Williams)

Space Force opens second collaboration hub, looks to advance space domain awareness

The lab plans to launch its first technology accelerator program — dubbed “Project Apollo" — on Oct. 26.
Edward Ramey, space domain characterization common operating picture segment (SDCCS) lead integration and training support for the Joint Task Force-Space Defense, looks at a computer screen at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 19, 2022. Through the partnering of the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and National Reconnaissance Office in the National Space Defense Center, JTF-SD brings to bear the full force of the U.S. Government and synchronizes space superiority planning and operations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tiana Williams)

Unclassified space strategy outlines how DOD will defend satellites in orbit

The congressionally mandated strategy emphasizes resilient architectures, space domain awareness and defending against adversaries' space-enabled capabilities as keys to protecting U.S. assets.
Gen. B. Chance Saltzman, participates in the META-13 Joint All-Domain Command & Control (JADC2) and Space Mission Integration panel discussion, at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics ASCEND Summit, from the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Nov. 18, 2020. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando)

Eucom, Africom will get Space Force component in December

Gen. Chance Saltzman said the new service component is one more step in deepening an already “healthy” relationship with the Space Force’s allies and partners.
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket with the SILENTBARKER/NROL-107 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and United States Space Force rolls from the Vertical Integration Facility (VIF) to the launch pad at Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. (United Launch Alliance photo)

Silentbarker ‘watchdog’ satellites successfully launched for Space Force-NRO spy missions

Silentbarker is a joint NRO-Space Force program designed to monitor objects in geosynchronous orbit.
U.S. Space Force Col. Brett Swigert, Space Delta 7 – Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance commander, hands the ceremonial guidon to Lt. Col. Travis Anderson, 75th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Squadron commander, during the 75th ISRS activation ceremony Aug. 11, 2023, at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado. The passing of the ceremonial guidon represented the first assignment of authority from the delta commander to the squadron commander. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cody Friend)

How the Space Force’s new targeting squadron will scope out adversary space and counterspace capabilities

“Many intel analytical reports focus on the threat and their capabilities, however we take it one step farther and look at the threat and we identify its…
Crews of the National Space Defense Center provide threat-focused space domain awareness across the nation security space enterprise. (U.S. Space Force photo by Kathryn Damon)

DIU teaming with Space Force on Victus Haze project

the Pentagon is looking for industry to demonstrate the ability to deploy a space vehicle within 24 hours of tasking and have the system ready for operations…