BE-4 engines
Galileo navigation satellite. Credit: ESA
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) shakes hands with Gen. Jay Raymond, head of Air Force Space Command, at the 2017 Space Symposium. Rogers and the Air Force have recently found themselves at odds over the congressman's "Space Corps" proposal. Credit: Tom Kimmell/SpaceNews
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Alabama), above, said after a three-hour hearing he would prefer the Air Force re-engine the Atlas 5 rocket. Credit: C-SPAN.
Gen. John Hyten, leader of U.S. Strategic Command, speaks to reporters following a breakfast hosted by the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies June 20, 2017. Credit: Phillip Swarts/SpaceNews
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
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
X-37B OTV-4 landing
BE-4 powerpack
The U.S. Air Force's  upcoming fifth and sixth satellites in its missile warning constellation will have a new satellite bus, Lockheed Martin's A2100. Credit: Lockheed Martin.
ULA Vulcan
Credit: SpaceNews/Lance Marburger
A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., carrying Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program satellites for the Air Force. The service has been stepping up its investment in SSA - both within the military and with the commercial sector. Credit: ULA
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein testifies before the House Armed Services Committee April 5, 2017. Credit: Scott Ash/Air Force
Bradford Tousley, director of the tactical technology office at DARPA, discusses satellite servicing at a Washington Space Business Roundtable lunch May 9, 2017. Credit: SpaceNews
Former U.S. Rep. Heather Wilson (R-N.M.) campaigns for Senate in 2008. Credit: Steve Terrell/Flickr

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