An OS-M series rocket illustration from China's OneSpace webpages. Credit: OneSpace
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk discusses U.S. space operations with Gen. Jay Raymond, the Commander, Air Force Space Command, and Joint Force Space Component Commander; and Gen Terrence O’Shaughnessy, the Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, April 15, 2019. During Musk’s visit to Colorado Springs, Colorado, he participated in conversations and round table briefings about future space operations and homeland defense innovation.
100th Missile Defense Brigade National Guard soldiers operate missile warning satellites at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. Credit: National Guard
Stephen Kitay, deputy assistant secretary of defense for space policy, Credit: CSIS
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Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Michael Griffin speaks at the Space and Missile Defense Symposium dinner. Credit: U.S. Army photo by Bryan Bacon
An ULA Delta 4 rocket carrying the Air Force WGS-10 satellite lifts off from Space Launch Complex-37 March 15, 2019. Credit: ULA
Gen. Jay Raymond, commander of Air Force Space Command, surprises an audience at the 35th Space Symposium with a live video feed from the International Space Station featuring Air Force Col. Nick Hague, NASA Astronaut, in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 9, 2019. Credit: U.S. Air Force
The U.S. Army plans to conduct the first on-orbit demonstration of York Space Systems' S-class small satellite through the Harbinger mission. The satellite is slated for launch in late April or early May on the Rocket Lab Electron launch vehicle. Credit: York Space Systems
Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan speaks to employees during a tour of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center on Aug. 27, 2018. Credit: Air Force
An Indian PDV-Mk II missile lifts off March 27 en route to intercept and destroy Microsat-R. Credit: Government of India
Air Force Col. Robert Bongiovi, director of the Launch Systems Enterprise Directorate, second from left, speaks with reporters April 11, 2019, at the 35th Space Symposium.  Credit: Keith Johnson
This is an aerial photo of the U.S. Air Force Space Surveillance Network on Kwajalein Atoll slated for initial operations in late 2019. Credit: Lockheed Martin
Atlas Space Operations operates a cloud-based ground network for satellite downlink as well as telemetry, tracking and control. This image shows  the Atlas Freedom Ground Network's operational and planned sites. Credit: Atlas
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