NRO awards six commercial space companies satellite RF study contracts.
NRO has awarded study contracts to six commercial space companies to explore the capability of satellite radio frequency detection to meet military signal detection needs. Part of a broader initiative known as Strategic Commercial Enhancement, NRO is evaluating how it can supplement government-built systems with commercial technology. Read more
Surveillance telescope functional in Australia, according to Space Command.
A U.S.-built space-monitoring telescope that was transported from New Mexico to Western Australia is now fully operational, Space Operations Command officials announced. Developed by DARPA and MIT, the telescope can locate and track debris in geosynchronous orbit, about 22,000 miles above the Earth’s surface. Read more
NIST has been busy! It’s all things AI Risk Management happening there.
NIST is looking to establish an online center for trustworthy and responsible AI resources. Also, NIST is looking at an early 2023 launch of new AI risk management framework.