The military is launching a fleet of small, interconnected satellites to collect data, track missiles, and aim weapons.
Climate change is affecting American military operations and infrastructure—and could have security implications across the globe.
Senators agree that the United States needs to be better prepared to defend itself in the space domain, but they are skeptical about a proposed dedicated space force.
A Republican committee member hits former secretary of state John Kerry with an ill-informed charge of pseudoscience.
In the latest episode of its Centennial series, AGU’s Third Pod from the Sun recounts the history of a top-secret military project with unintended environmental consequences.
Fifty-eight former national security leaders say the plan would undermine military and intelligence assessments about threats from climate change.
The National Space Council moves ahead with plans to establish a new branch of the military, but a prominent Democratic congressman voices opposition.
A newly released letter of intent sets up a new partnership that could benefit both agencies. Initial focus areas for consideration include space operations and geosciences.
The Trump administration’s recently released National Security Strategy differs sharply from Obama’s strategy, which identified climate change as a top strategic risk to the country.
The administration’s top R&D priority areas are American military superiority, security, prosperity, energy dominance, and health.