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USAF Secretary Heather Wilson Speaks to British Executives on Space Strategy

Heather Wilson, secretary of the U.S. Air Force and 2019 Wash100 Award winner, spoke about the service branch's space strategy during a recent event in London. She spoke in front of 200 stakeholders from government, commercial and academic communities at U.K.-based think tank Policy Exchange, USAF said Tuesday. “We all prefer that space remains peaceful, because if war extends into space everyone loses,” she stated.

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Wilbur Ross: Commerce Department Wants US to Get Lion’s Share of Space Market

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the department intends to build up the country’s competitiveness in the global space market through promotional initiatives and regulatory reform, SpaceNews reported Tuesday. “At the Commerce Department, our goal is to ensure that the United States captures the lion’s share of burgeoning space markets,” Ross said Tuesday during the 35th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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Elbit Systems’ Raanan Horowitz: US Industrial Base Policy Could Help Back National Security, Foreign Investment

Raanan Horowitz, CEO of Elbit Systems of America, has said he believes the U.S. needs to strike a balance between the need to ensure national security and advance foreign investment and that the country’s industrial base policy could help support such a balance.
 

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DISA Invites Allies to Join Iridium Mobile Satellite Services Program

The Defense Information Systems Agency has called on U.S. allied countries to join the agency’s program that works to provide unlimited access to Iridium‘s constellation of mobile communications satellites, Space News reported Friday. Peter de Selding writes Clare Grason, DISA program manager of the Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services program, said allies can pay a fixed …

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