More Space Articles

  • Report: Iran targets U.S. military satellites with lasers, China with missiles

    A worrisome new memo from the Council on Foreign Relations indicates that China, without warning, is poised to knock out U.S. satellites, especially those used by the Pentagon. "The threats to U.S. space assets are significant and growing," said the "contingency planning memo" titled...

  • What will US do to counter China's space offensive?

    Visiting Chinese air force headquarters on Monday, Chinese President Xi Jinping reportedly told officers "… to speed up air and space integration and sharpen their offensive and defensive capabilities." He urged them to develop an “integrated air and space defense capability” in response...

  • Space station sidesteps space junk again

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Space Station had to dodge space junk again — the second time in less than three weeks. NASA said the station fired its thrusters Thursday afternoon, moving up about half a mile, to avoid some parts from an old Ariane (a-ree-AN') 5 rocket. The European...

  • US defense weather satellite launched

    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. military weather satellite was successfully launched into orbit early Thursday, the Air Force said. A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the 19th Defense Meteorological Satellite Program spacecraft blasted off at 7:46 a.m. PDT and...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Why the New York Times Poll Is Bogus

    The Arkansas Senate race has been close in virtually every serious poll. The Republican challenger, Tom Cotton, probably had a small lead a month or so ago; after a massive negative assault on him...

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  • Hustle Is Overrated

    The Bryce Harper-Mike Trout showdown is underway and the outcome is, well, inconclusive. In round one Monday night, the Nationals leftfielder walked and went hitless in three at bats while the...

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  • Kennedy’s Question

    We often think of the Constitution as a two-part document: first the original 1787 text, which primarily establishes the government’s structure; and then the amendments, which primarily set...

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