AGI's Commercial Space Operations Center (ComSpOC)  was on exhibit at Satellite 2017 in Washington. Credit: SpaceNews/Greg Thomas
ExoAnayltic Solutions VP and CIO Taylor Mitchell wearing a "Make SSA Great Again" hat at Satellite 2017's opening reception. Credit: SpaceNews
LeoLabs new radar in Midland, Texas, came on line in February. Credit: LeoLabs
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Clinton Crosier, U.S. Strategic Command  director of plans and policy, signs a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at USSTRATCOM headquarters on Feb. 7 to share space situational awareness (SSA) services and information with the Belgium Federal Science Policy Office.  Credit: USSTRATCOM
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The heads of U.S. Strategic Command and Air Force Space Command were among the military leaders who visited the recently established Joint Interagency Combined Space Operatioins Center at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado in January. Credit:  Air Force/Christopher DeWitt
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Two cubesats after launch from the International Space Station's Small Satellite Orbital Deployer. Credit: NASA
Lt. Col. Scott Putnam, 18th Space Control Squadron commander, addresses members in attendance during an assumption of command ceremony, July 22, 2016, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Putnam assumed command of the 18th SPCS, the newest space surveillance unit that will fall under the 21st Space Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robert J. Volio)
The Midland International Air & Space Port is already home base for two entrepreneurial space firms: XCOR and Orbital Outfitters, which took this photo during their 2014 groundbreaking.
Applied Minds, Inc. created a vision of how to achieve optimal SSA through the “ JSpOC of the Future” demonstration at their Glendale, California, facility. The company designed and built a fullscale, multi-faceted command center mockup that demonstrated advanced tools and techniques for distributed collaboration, data fusion, visualization, and adaptive planning. Credit: U.S. Air Force Research Lab
Lockheed Martin has built a scaled-down version of the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation space surveillance system in New Jersey. Credit: Lockheed Martin.
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Clinton Crosier, U.S. Strategic Command's director of plans and policy (left), and Khalifa Al Romaithi, United Arab Emirates Space Agency  chairman, sign a memorandum of understanding at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado on April 11. The MOU to share space situational awareness services and information "will enhance awareness within the space domain and increase the safety of spaceflight operations for the U.S. and UAE," according to U.S. Strategic Command.  Credit: U.S. Air Force/ Senior Airman William Branch

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