Trump’s Space Force, a Terrible Solution to a Real Problem

The problem: U.S. military for almost everything depends on satellites – surveillance, intelligence, communications, and navigation and even for the correct and accurate guidance of its weapons (making smart bombs smarter with intelligent GPS satellites). In spite of all these, the satellites are susceptible to attacks and disruptions.  The decision to create the sixth branch […]

Trump’s new space policy to attract commercial players

On May 24th, President Donald Trump had signed Space Policy Directive-2 i.e (SPD-2). This policy clearly instructs to secretary of transportation to start with a new regulatory regime which will look after launch and re-entry activities. From now only a single license will be required for all such commercial operations. Along with this the documents […]