Space weapon
Space weapons are weapons used in space warfare. They include weapons that can attack space systems in orbit (i.e. anti-satellite weapons), attack targets on the earth from space or disable missiles t...
U.S. testing missile interceptors in response to North Korea's launches
North Korea claims it fired a new type of ballistic missile Monday, demonstrating its ability to carry out a highly accurate strike.
China Carrier Killer : DF-21D The Fastest Missile in the World
it goes up like ballistic Missile then it goes down travelling at Mach 10, its sensor guide it like a cruise missile homing down on and the carrier is sittin...
Surprise! Unexpected Asteroid Buzzes by Earth
An asteroid discovered on Jan. 7 flew by our planet on Jan. 9 at about half the distance that the moon is from Earth
If Elon Musk and Richard Branson Started a Space War, Who Would Stop Them?
The treaties in place are vague, but could obligate a government to raid a launchpad.
NASA and ESA are forming a super space team to prevent Armageddon
The American and European space agencies are teaming up to save the world, joining forces to study potentially hazardous near-Earth asteroids, and how best to deflect them. The Asteroid Impact & Defle...
NASA Debunks Internet Rumor of Asteroid Striking Earth Next Month
NASA was forced to speak publicly this week to settle an unfounded rumor about an imminent clash of an asteroid on Earth. Previous reports suggested that in mid to late September, it is possible that ...
The X-37b's big brother revealed: Boeing bags $6.6m contract to design reusable XS-1 robot spaceplane that will launch secret spy satellites and space weapons
The small, planelike craft  is known as the  XS-1. It is hoped the craft could quickly launch small satellites that could defend against the growing threat of Russian and Chinese space weapons.
A Gentle Nudge With A Nuke: Deflecting Earth-Bound Asteroids
In 2013, a small asteroid exploded in the atmosphere over Chelyabinsk, Russia. The sonic boom from the event sent more than a thousand people to the hospital, mostly from flying glass from shattered w...
The U.S. Is Saving Nukes So It Can Blow Up Asteroids
The government isn't destroying older bombs on schedule, because it might need them for "planetary defense."
United Nations to Adopt Asteroid Defense Plan
Earth is not prepared for the threat of hazardous rocks from space, say astronauts who helped formulate the U.N. measures
Space warfare
What are the possible consequences of allowing such capabilities to fall into the hands of foreign powers?
Space weapon
What are the possible consequences of allowing such capabilities to fall into the hands of foreign powers?
Space warfare
Space warfare is combat that takes place in outer space, i.e. outside the atmosphere. Space warfare therefore includes ground-to-space warfare, such as attacking satellites from the Earth, as well as ...
Militarisation of space
The militarization of space is the placement and development of weaponry and military technology in outer space. The early exploration of space in the mid-20th century had, in part, a military motivat...
Strategic Defense Initiative
The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) was proposed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983, to use ground-based and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by ballistic...
Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
The Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) was an agency of the United States Department of Defense that began on 20 May 1974 with the responsibility for all U.S. ballistic missile defense e...
National missile defense
Missile defense systems are a type of missile defense intended to shield a country against incoming missiles, such as intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBMs) or other ballistic missiles. The United...
Space geostrategy
Geostrategy in space (also referred to as astrostrategy) deals with the strategic considerations of location and resources in outer space territory. Initial geostrategic concerns, as humans reach furt...
Strategy of Technology
The Strategy of Technology doctrine involves a country using its advantage in technology to create and deploy weapons of sufficient power and numbers so as to overawe or beggar its opponents, forcing ...
Military satellite
A military satellite is an artificial satellite used for a military purpose. The most common missions are intelligence gathering, navigation and military communications.The first military satellites w...
Anti-satellite weapon
Anti-satellite weapons (ASAT) are Space weapons designed to incapacitate or destroy satellites for strategic military purposes.
The development and design of anti-satellite weapons has followed a ...
Asteroid deflection strategies
Asteroid impact avoidance comprises a number of methods by which near-Earth objects (NEO) could be diverted, preventing destructive impact events. A sufficiently large impact by an asteroid or other ...
Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle
The Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) is the Raytheon-manufactured interceptor component with subcontractor Aerojet of the U.S. Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD), part of the larger National Missil...
Kinetic bombardment
A kinetic bombardment or a kinetic orbital strike is the hypothetical act of attacking a planetary surface with an inert projectile, where the destructive force comes from the kinetic energy of the p...
Satellite Orbital Laser
Akira (often stylized as AKIRA) is a Japanese manga series, written and illustrated by Katsuhiro Otomo. Set in a post-apocalyptic Neo-Tokyo, the work uses conventions of the cyberpunk genre to detail ...
ASM-135 ASAT
The ASM-135 ASAT is an air-launched anti-satellite multistage missile that was developed by Ling-Temco-Vought's LTV Aerospace division. The ASM-135 was carried exclusively by the United States Air For...
Almaz
The Almaz (Russian: Алмаз, "Diamond") program was a highly secretive Soviet military space station program, begun in the early 1960s.Three crewed military reconnaissance stations were launched bet...
Fractional Orbital Bombardment System
The Fractional Orbital Bombardment System (FOBS) was a Soviet ICBM program in the 1960s that after launch would go into a low Earth orbit and would then de-orbit for an attack. It had no range limit a...
GAM-63 RASCAL
The GAM-63 RASCAL is a supersonic Air-to-surface missile that was developed by the Bell Aircraft Company. The RASCAL was the United States Air Force's first nuclear armed standoff missile. The RASCAL ...