The Space Development Agency’s plans to launch 20 satellites and procure an additional 126 over the coming year could be derailed if Congress doesn’t pass a budget when temporary funding expires in February, SDA director Derek Tournear said Dec. 6.
In such a remarkable year for commercial, civil and military space, picking winners wasn’t easy. In the end, SpaceNews editors, reporters and trusted advisers agreed on nine individuals, organizations and trends deserving recognition.
Readers voted in October to select the individuals, organizations and accomplishments most deserving of recognition at the 2019 SpaceNews Awards for Excellence and Innovation. Here is the complete list of the Readers' Choice Award winners for each category.
The SpaceNews Awards is extending the call for nominations to Sept. 30 to allow you to submit your nominee for the Space Stewardship Award we will present for the first time this year in partnership with returning sponsor AGI.
Whether Congress goes along with President Donald Trump’s plan to establish a Space Force, the nation is prepared to protect and advance its dominance in space, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said.
SpaceNews honored during an awards luncheon held Dec. 19 at the City Club of Washington. The luncheon was organized in partnership with the Washington Space Business Roundtable.