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Space Force trying to change negative perceptions about military procurement

On Dec 18, 2020
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The U.S. military wants to shake its reputation as an unfriendly customer to space startups and commercial tech companies, Lt. Gen. John Thompson, head of @SpaceForceDoD's Space and Missile Systems Center, said this week. https://t.co/oYZBUKYU07 https://t.co/qyWgZu64YR
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The U.S. military wants to shake its reputation as an unfriendly customer to space startups and commercial tech companies, said Lt. Gen. John Thompson.

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On Dec 18, 2020
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The U.S. military wants to shake its reputation as an unfriendly customer to space startups and commercial tech companies, Lt. Gen. John Thompson, head of @SpaceForceDoD's Space and Missile Systems Center, said this week. https://t.co/oYZBUKYU07 https://t.co/qyWgZu64YR
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Space Force trying to change negative perceptions about military procurement

Space Force trying to change negative perceptions about military procurement

The U.S. military wants to shake its reputation as an unfriendly customer to space startups and commercial tech companies, said Lt. Gen. John Thompson.

Elon Musk approves of the US Space Force, eyes 'Star Trek' potential

Elon Musk approves of the US Space Force, eyes 'Star Trek' potential

Radical innovation could eventually lead us toward the best possible version of Space Force: Starfleet in the "Star Trek" universe.

DoD reviewing new data on pandemic impact on space industry suppliers

DoD reviewing new data on pandemic impact on space industry suppliers

Data received so far from space industry suppliers shows the pandemic has caused schedule delays and strains on the supply chain.

SpaceX’s founder tells US Air Force the era of fighter jets is ending

SpaceX’s founder tells US Air Force the era of fighter jets is ending

Elon Musk also shared some thoughts on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

USSF SMC and UK MoD partner to launch International Space Pitch Day Event

USSF SMC and UK MoD partner to launch International Space Pitch Day Event

USSF SMC and UK MoD partner to launch International Space Pitch Day Event - SpaceRef

Space Micro Wins $3M Lasercom Award at USAF Space Pitch Day

Space Micro Wins $3M Lasercom Award at USAF Space Pitch Day

SAN DIEGO (Space Micro PR) — At the USAF Space Pitch Day, Space Micro received a $3M award by the USAF Space and Missile Center (SMC) for the development of modified laser secure ...

Space Force ready and eager to work with startups

Space Force ready and eager to work with startups

Today’s briefing Governments spent $95 billion on space in 2019 SpaceX to supply satellites to DoD’s space agency Companies in the space industry have been under economic stress during the ...

Solar Topics in Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR)

Solar Topics in Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR)

Solar Topics in Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR)

‘The fighter jet era has passed’: Elon Musk

‘The fighter jet era has passed’: Elon Musk

Speaking in front of a crowd of fighter pilots for the US Air Force, technology entrepreneur Elon Musk pronounced the end to the manned fighter jet era.

SATELLITE 2020: Conference Program Preview

SATELLITE 2020: Conference Program Preview

SATELLITE 2020 will be the 39th annual gathering of the world’s largest and most influential leaders in commercial space. The week-long conference and exhibition is designed to be a ...

SpaceX Launches Starship Mars Prototype On Its Most Ambitious Flight Yet, Including A ‘Belly Flop’ - And A Crash

SpaceX Launches Starship Mars Prototype On Its Most Ambitious Flight Yet, Including A ‘Belly Flop’ - And A Crash

SpaceX has successfully launched a prototype Starship rocket to its highest altitude yet, a monumental milestone for Elon Musk’s company as it seeks to reach Mars.

Government-funded R&D is too important to squander on unworthy startups

Government-funded R&D is too important to squander on unworthy startups

Would your company be out of business without federal SBIR funds? If so, and you've been at it for 10 years already, it's time to step aside.