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  • Satellite Assessment Center

    Our Mission is to investigate, develop and transition technologies and to conduct high-fidelity assessments of directed energy, natural, and other man-made effects on space systems.Who We AreThe Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Directed Energy Directorate (RD) Satellite Assessment Center (SatAC) is the United States Air Force chartered
  • Space Development Group

    Mission Statement Provide spaceflight for Department of Defense Space Test Program, research and development payloads, experiments, risk-reduction demonstrations and operationally responsive space systems. Builds, tests, integrates, launches and operates R&D and ORS systems. Integrates, launches and operates all DOD payloads on the Space Shuttle
  • Space Electronics & Protection Branch

    Who We Are... The Air Force's premiere organization for research and development of Space Environmental Effects, Space Electronics, and Satellite Protection Technologies. Electronics Components Development Group Electronics Foundation Research Group Integrated Microsystems Research Group What We Do... Investigate the effects of
  • Space Test Group

    Mission Statement Provides the expertise, infrastructure and processes necessary to accomplish developmental test and evaluation of space assets, to include scientific, technology demonstration and developmental systems, while enabling rapid migration of space capabilities to the warfighter. Accelerates mission design and integration, launch
  • Space Test Program

    OVERVIEWSpace Test Program (STP) is designated as the executive agent for all DoD R&D experiments and is a tri-service program (Air Force, Navy, and Army) managed from Kirtland AFB, NM and Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX. STP manifests DoD R&D experiments that are assessed and prioritized at the annual DoD Space Experiments Review Board (SERB),
  • Space Weather Center of Excellence

    In March 2000, the Air Force Research Laboratory's (AFRL's) Space Vehicles Directorate formed the Space Weather Center of Excellence (CoE) at Hanscom AFB, MA. Concentrating the work of several branches of the directorate's Battlespace Environment Division, the CoE develops technologies for specifying, forecasting, and mitigating the effects of the
  • Space Weather Forecasting Laboratory

    Space Weather and Its Effects "Space weather" refers to highly dynamic variations in the natural space environment. These changes are driven by the sun and occur on timescales of seconds to days. Space weather affects military, civil, and commercial systems operating in or through space in several ways, including: radio interference and propagation
  • Space-Based Infrared Technology Center of Excellence

    The Air Force Research Laboratory's (AFRL's) Space Vehicles Directorate combined three of its most important mission technologies into one Infrared (IR) Technologies Center of Excellence (CoE). Consisting of a cluster of related technologies recognized as having both technical excellence and importance to the directorate's mission, this CoE was
  • Spacecraft Component Technology Center of Excellence

    Our Mission Invent, develop, and transition innovative space power, controls, and structures technology to make spacecraft more affordable and capable, enable innovative space system architectures, and enable future military space missions. Our Core Competencies Space power generation Space structures Launch vehicle vibro-acoustics
  • Special Victims' Counsel

    Kirtland Representatives: Capt. Sean McDivitt sean.mcdivitt.2@us.af.mil Bldg. 20604, Suite D-19 Kirtland AFB NM 87117 Comm: (505) 846-4235 DSN: 246-4235 24/7 Phone: (202) 763-5494