On April 18, Vice President Kamala Harris announced that the United States commits not to conduct destructive, direct-ascent anti-satellite (ASAT) missile testing, and that the United States seeks to establish this as a new international norm for responsible behavior in …

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Today, Vice President Kamala Harris chaired the inaugural meeting of the National Space Council under the Biden-Harris Administration. As a member of the Council, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo spoke about the Department’s many roles in space, particularly the Office …

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Today, the White House released President Donald Trump’s National Space Policy providing direction for all United States space activities. View policy at archives.gov (1.3┬áMB PDF) View White House fact sheet View statement from the President The National Space Policy sets …

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce released new regulations to improve the licensing process for private U.S. satellite remote sensing operations, helping ensure continued U.S. leadership in a critical commercial space industry. View final rule at federalregister.gov The new final …

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Today, during the third meeting of the National Space Council, President Trump signed Space Policy Directive-3, the first National Space Traffic Management Policy. The policy provides guidelines and direction to ensure that the United States is a leader in providing …

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Last week, Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross delivered keynote addresses at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Among other things, they announced the development of a new, comprehensive policy on space traffic management …

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