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Smith so far has not been happy with the Air Force’s response to his concerns about the launch program.
The amended language retained two key provisions that help SpaceX and Blue Origin, and removed two others that were opposed by ULA.
HASC creates a United States Space Corps led by a four-star commandant.
HASC Chairman Adam Smith: “We have an agreement on an amendment" to create a space force or space corps.
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) said he strongly opposes the Trump’s administration’s proposal to establish a Space Force.
Elections have consequences. But exactly what the new power structure in Washington means for the future of the Space Force will not be known for some time.