Russia has launched a new anti-satellite missile test in its latest push to weaponize space, U.S. Space Command officials said Wednesday (Dec. 16). In its third anti-satellite test this year, Russia launched a direct-ascent anti-satellite (DA-ASAT) missile, which can destroy small satellites in low Earth orbit. When a satellite is struck by a DA-ASAT missile, […]Read More Russia has launched an anti-satellite missile test, US Space Command says | Space
Science fiction space movies can do a poor job of educating people about space. In the movies, hot-shot pilots direct their dueling space ships through space as if they’re flying through an atmosphere. They bank and turn and perform loops and rolls, maybe throw in a quick Immelman turn, as if they’re subject to Earth’s […]Read More What would a realistic space battle look like?
The US and UK have accused Russia of testing a weapon-like projectile in space that could be used to target satellites in orbit. The US State Department described the recent use of “what would appear to be actual in-orbit anti-satellite weaponry” as concerning. Russia’s defence ministry earlier said it was using new technology to perform […]Read More UK and US say Russia fired a satellite weapon in space – BBC News
May.19 — The US military’s mystery space plane rocketed into orbit again on Sunday, this time with an extra load of science experiments. The X-37B was launched on board a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida. It will be the sixth flight of the X-37B, a solar-powered plane that’s flown […]Read More Watch “Watch the Launch of a Secret U.S. Military Spy Pl…” on YouTube
Playing Offense The U.S. Space Force recently acquired its first offensive weaponry: a device capable of blocking satellite communications, temporarily rendering orbiting satellites useless. The technology behind these Counter Communications Systems, as they’re called, has already existed for years, Interesting Engineering reports, but the devices were only delivered to the military last month. With them, the U.S. can now disable […]Read More Space Force Unveils Its First Weapon, a Satellite Jammer
A pair of Russian satellites are tailing a multibillion-dollar U.S. spy satellite hundreds of miles above the Earth’s surface, a top U.S. military commander tells TIME, underscoring a growing threat to America’s dominance in space-based espionage and a potentially costly new chapter in Washington’s decades-long competition with Moscow. MORE ABOUT THIS ARTICLE IN LINK… https://time.com/5779315/russian-spacecraft-spy-satellite-space-force/Read More Exclusive: Strange Russian Spacecraft Shadowing U.S. Spy Satellite, General Says
FILE PHOTO: The flag of the U.S. Space Command © Global Look Press/White House https://www.rt.com/news/475028-russia-space-war-us/amp/Read More Putin: Russia is against militarization of space but US sees it as theater of war