In a recent panel discussion, an Air Force general said the electromagnetic spectrum should be declared a domain, given how important EMS operations are.
DARPA, aiming high in GEO, and NASA, aiming lower in LEO, are preparing to launch robotic satellite repair spacecraft.
A full-duplex process developed under the agency’s ACT program could cut the spectrum demands for wireless communications and radars in half.
The Wideband Global Satellite, accessible via portable terminals, delivers a 12-fold increase in communications.
Gen. John Hyten recently announced the Space Enterprise Vision to counter the ever-emerging threats to the space domain.
Military laboratories are contributing to a revolutionary program aimed at robotically repairing satellites more than 22,000 miles above the Earth.
DARPA is funding a project that would leverage MEMS technology to develop small inertial sensors.
Plans call for the Experimental Spaceplane to be able fly 10 times in 10 days, at a fraction of the cost of current launches.