Articles by Marc Selinger

President Donald Trump holds up the Space Policy Directive-1 after signing it, directing NASA to return to the moon, alongside members of the Senate, Congress, NASA, and commercial space companies in the Roosevelt room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Photo: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani.

Manned Flights to the Moon Will Lead to Mars, Says President Trump

President Donald Trump signed a directive Dec. 11 instructing NASA to send American astronauts to the Moon for the first time since the Apollo 17 mission 45 years ago. At a White House signing ceremony for Space Policy Directive-1, Trump said that “long-term exploration and use” of the Moon will restore U.S. leadership in space […]

By | December 12, 2017

NGA Robert Cardillo

NGA Growing in Acceptance of Satellite Imagery Startups

[Via Satellite 09-28-2016] The United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) continues to expand its use of commercial satellite imagery, exemplified by the agency’s recent contract award to Silicon Valley firm Planet, the head of NGA said Sept. 27. The commercial Geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) industry is growing “at a revolutionary pace, with new and unique commercial […]

By | September 28, 2016

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