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Atlas Space Operations uses Amazon Web Services as the backbone of its Freedom Ground Network of 21 operational and planned antennas. Credit: Atlas Space Operations
North America is expected to generate 40 percent of satellite machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) revenue by 2027. *Includes both GEO-based and smallsat constellations. Credit: NSR
A Space Force without the complementary effort of diplomacy and confidence building would be a recipe for incalculable escalation of unnecessary tension between states. Credit: SpaceNews illustration
Just because Russia and China are building ASAT weapons does not mean ASAT weapons should be the cornerstone of America's response. Credit: iStock photo illustration
For the Chinese military, space is not about space at all. It is about information — how to ensure the [People’s Liberation Army] gets it, as well as how to ensure that an adversary does not. Credit: Kremlin.Ru photo
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
Elon Musk speaks at the ISS Research and Development Conference in Washington July 19. Credit: SpaceNews/Jeff Foust
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Students carry a rocket on their shoulders in this still from a promotional video for the $1 million Base 11 Space Challenge.
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NASA illustration of the Space Launch System heavy-lift rocket. Credit: NASA
NASA was just four years old when John F. Kennedy delivered his landmark Rice University speech in September 1962 directing the agency to land astronauts on the moon by the end of the decade. Credit: Robert Knudsen via JFK Presidential Library and Museum
Vice President Mike Pence (left) announced the Pentagon's detailed plan to establish a Space Force as the first new military branch in over 70 years. (DoD via Flickr)
The former German battleship Ostfriesland was sunk July 21, 1921 off the coast of Virginia by bombs dropped by U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Billy Mitchell’s airplanes. In 1947, the U.S. Air Force was formally established as a separate branch of the armed forces. Credit: U.S. Air Force via Wikimedia

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