When President Trump announced plans for a Space Force, it triggered a legal debate on the justification for such a force. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
The NEOCam sensor (right) is the lynchpin for the proposed Near Earth Object Camera, or NEOCam, space mission (left) managed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.  Credit: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
A U.S. Navy Standard Missile-3 Block IB interceptor launches from a Japanese destroyer during a Sept. 12 test of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System off the coast of Hawaii. Aegis is part of the missile defense network that protects U.S. and allied warships from ballistic missile attacks. The Missile Defense Agency wants to add a new layer of space sensors to detect and track hypersonic weapons that China and Russia are developing. Credit: U.S. Missile Defense Agency
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Galileo, Europe’s constellation of positioning, navigation and timing satellites, currently consists of 22 spacecraft with four more launching this year. Credit: ESA
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Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks to the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium, Orlando, Fla., Feb. 22, 2018.  Credit: U.S. Air Force
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