The ULA Atlas 5 rocket carrying the Air Force's SBIRS GEO-3 satellite sits on the pad ready for launch, but will have to wait at least another day after  the attempt was scrubbed. Credit: ULA
Credit: SpaceNews/Lance Marburger
Lt. Gen. David Buck, commander, 14th Air Force and Joint Functional Component Command for Space, answers questions from reporters in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 6, 2017 at the 33rd Space Symposium. Credit: Dave Grim/U.S. Air Force
Gen. John "Jay" Raymond, who took over leadership of Space Command in October, said the organization also is looking to overhaul its acquisition system. Credit: Tom Kimmell
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launched the Orbcomm OG2 Mission 1 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on July 14, 2014. Credit: SpaceX
The U.S. Air Force's X-37B spaceplane landed Oct. 17, 2014 at  Vandenberg Air Force Base, California following 674 days in orbit. Credit: Boeing
Gen. John "Jay" Raymond speaks with airmen following a change-of-command ceremony for Air Force Space Command Oct. 25 at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Raymond was previously the Air Force's Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. Credit: A1C Dennis Hoffman/U.S. Air Force