Welcome to this week’s installment of The Intelligence Brief… now that NASA’s investigation team has had time to go through the data following its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) experiment, the preliminary results are in, and things are looking encouraging. We’ll...
This week, we look at how the Russian space agency is now looking at the possibility of continuing its space operations aboard the International Space Station beyond 2024.
Welcome to this week’s installment of The Intelligence Brief… items in our queue this week include how a team of researchers at Sandia labs have recently undertaken studies of what causes metal and other materials to fail in extreme environments. Hence,...
Welcome to this week’s installment of The Intelligence Brief… as new images from the James Webb Space Telescope continue to set new precedents in our ability to observe the cosmos, this week we’ll be looking at 1) striking new images...
This week, the Perseverance rover's SHERLOC instrument has made potentially promising discoveries in an ancient delta that may help unravel a Martian mystery.
This week's Intelligence Brief examines NASA's plans to smash its DART spacecraft into an asteroiod moonlet millions of miles away from Earth later this month.
In this week's Intelligence Brief, we look at a mysterious object traveling at 8% of the speed of light, the fastest object ever observed by astronomers.
This week, we examine several landing sites NASA recently proposed on the Moon's south pole for its ambitious Artemis mission.
As NASA gears up for its Artemis mission, we look at what NASA plans to accomplish during its first test flight with its SLS rocket and the Orion capsule.
This week we examine what atomic clocks are revealing about changes to the length of days on Earth, and why it has some scientists worried.
The James Webb Space Telescope managed to capture images of the most distant star in the universe... this week, we take a look at that star, and the origins of its unique name.
NASA has outlined its latest plans for its ambitious Mars Sample Return Program, now expected to deliver samples collected by the Perseverance rover back to Earth by 2033.
This week we turn our focus toward the Biden Administration's recent executive steps toward curbing the effects of climate change.
This week in our analysis we’ll be looking at what the James Webb Space Telescope is already revealing about our universe.
As NASA gears up for the release of the first images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope, we look at a stunning "teaser" dropped in advance of the July 12 release.
In this International Asteroid Day edition of the Intelligence Brief, we look at what NASA and others are doing to mitigate the threats of potential asteroid impacts in the future.
This week, we look at two of the most iconic spacecraft ever to leave Earth and go into space in search of the unknown, and what NASA has said about the final phase of their historic mission.
This week, we examine the DOD's concerns about climate change, and what the U.S. military and its allies are doing to combat it.
This week, we look at how current efforts at the Pentagon figure into concerns about an “artificial intelligence arms race”.
A stellar mystery that has baffled astronomers may have been solved: what has been causing the "great dimming" of the star Betelgeuse?
Following the successful touchdown of NASA and Boeing’s new CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, we’ll be looking at what vehicles like Starliner may be able to provide to future orbital operations even beyond the ISS.
In this installment of The Intelligence Brief, we’ll be looking at key points - and several surprises - that were touched on during Tuesday's Congressional hearings on UAP.
In recent days, DNI Avril Haines provided concerning new details on intelligence assessments about Russia’s long game in Ukraine.
This week, an aviation incident in Washington that occurred Wednesday night has many concerned about oversight by aviation officials in the Nation's Capitol.
This week we'll be looking at how a meteor that might have gone unnoticed was revealed to have interstellar origins, with help from the Pentagon.
With the recent release of the U.S. government’s proposed 2023 budget, this week we look at what President Biden’s proposal will help NASA accomplish in the coming year.
As the battle in Ukraine rages on, hopes that the conflict will soon end are now being voiced by an increasing number of Russians.
This week, we'll be looking at what NASA engineers and technicians had to say recently about the forthcoming rollout of the Artemis I mission's space launch system.
This week, we look at the Air Force Research Laboratory's plans for its new Cislunar Highway Patrol System.
Welcome to this week’s edition of The Intelligence Brief… with the battle ensuing on the ground in Ukraine, international tensions are boiling over into interesting spaces, including outer space. This week, we’ll be looking at 1) Russia’s partnership with NASA, and...
As the U.S. and other nations announce sanctions against Russia amidst the crisis in Ukraine, this week we examine concerns over retaliatory cyberattacks.
The James Webb Space Telescope could do more than just give us glimpses of distant alien worlds; it may even help us spot a few interstellar visitors.
This week, NASA has made a big announcement about its future plans to retrieve samples from the surface of Mars.
This week we look at what recent findings suggest about the possible existence of life on ancient Mars, and why the question of biology shouldn’t be ruled out.
A rocket is expected to crash into the Moon in early March... so why aren't many experts concerned? This week, we examine the surprising reasons why.
This week, we look at what a newly released report says about NASA and how it can optimize its efforts toward human space exploration in the years ahead.
This week, we look at the historic launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, the critical days ahead, and the discoveries it is expected to make.
As The Debrief looks back on its first year in business, one of the big areas we have covered involves the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, or SETI.
This week, as the Senate passes a defense bill that significantly increases the Pentagon's budget, we analyze some of its key provisions, and historic implications.
This week, we look at a joint NASA and U.S. Naval Research Laboratory experiment that got a bit of help from the U.S. Space Force in recent days.
This week, we look at the retirement plans NASA has outlined for the International Space Station, and future space stations it will build with commercial partners.
This week, we examine the DoD's all new UAP investigation effort, the Airborne Object Identification and Management Synchronization Group.
This week, we analyze a concerning incident involving a test by Russia and its burgeoning anti-satellite missile technology.
This week, news of a surprise visit from an asteroid in late October has NASA talking about the prospects of its DART program.