On April 4, 2022, the White House released the In-Space Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing (ISAM) National Strategy. The document outlines how the United States will support and stimulate government, academic, and commercial ISAM capability development. View the strategy at whitehouse.gov …

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Today NOAA released a report to Congress titled, “Cost-Benefit Analysis of NOAA Commercial Data Program Radio Occultation Data Purchase.” View report (PDF) The congressionally directed report assesses radio occultation (RO) data purchased in Delivery Order 2 (DO-2) under NOAA’s first …

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a draft report titled “Introduction to Cybersecurity for Commercial Satellite Operations.” This draft report describes cybersecurity concepts with regard to crewless, commercial space operations. The document is an information reference for …

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View report as PDF (1.8 MB)Today, the Office of Space Commerce published a report on the Commerce Department’s space commerce accomplishments under Secretary Wilbur Ross and the Trump Administration. The report recaps the Department’s success in achieving its strategic objective to …

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Today, the White House released a report titled, “Renewing America’s Proud Legacy of Leadership in Space: Activities of the National Space Council and United States Space Enterprise.” The report highlights the Trump Administration’s space policy accomplishments. View the report (5.3 MB …

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Today, the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) released their Congressionally directed study, “Space Traffic Management: Assessment of the Feasibility, Expected Effectiveness, and Funding Implications of a Transfer of Space Traffic Management Functions.” The findings reaffirm that the Office of …

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On June 26, 2020, NOAA released the summary of the results of Commercial Weather Data Pilot (CWDP) Round 2. In Round 2, NOAA evaluated GNSS radio occultation data from two U.S. commercial space companies: GeoOptics and Spire. NOAA concludes that, based on …

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Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross spoke at the August 20, 2019, meeting of the National Space Council, held in Dulles, Virginia. He provided updates on the Department’s activities in commercial space, including implementation of the Space Policy Directives on space …

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