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In this European Space Agency illustration, a satellite breaks up, adding to the growing population of orbital debris. Debris-clearing spacecraft the U.S., China and others have in the works could easily double as anti-satellite weapons. Credit: ESA
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Planet Labs Flock 1 satellites
Gen. Jay Raymond
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BT Madley Teleport
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Members from the Air Space Command speak during the Nuclear Deterrence panel at the Air Space, Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. Credit: U.S. Air Force/ Staff Sgt. Chad Trujillo
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Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, says many of the specialized space and cyber operators the Air Force hopes to add to its ranks are likely to be part-time reservists. Credit: U.S. Army National Guard /Sgt. 1st Class Jim Greenhill
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis delivers a keynote Sept. 20 at the Air Force Association's Air Space Cyber conference in National Harbor, Maryland. Credit: DoD video
Air Force procurement chief Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch. 
 answers questions during the Air Force Capability Development panel portion at the Air Space, Cyber Conference. Credit: U.S. Air Force /Wayne A. Clark
BulgariaSat-1. Credit: SSL
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