Because much of what the military does in space is classified, many of the details of how U.S. Space Command will operate will be kept secret. Based on what we have learned so far, here are five important things to know about the new command.
White House officials have asked DoD to prepare a detailed public communications plan for the new branch.
There are lingering concerns about the potential cost of a new military branch.
PAI’s SSI will focus on creating a unified strategic approach to space rather than the balkanized chaos that exists today. The Pax Americana Institute is the only conservative think tank formally pursuing space research and providing solutio…
Despite strong backing within the Pentagon, the SDA is still trying to win over skeptics on Capitol Hill and secure funding for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.
Thompson: A major concern is a misconception that the Space Force will set national space policy.
The Space Force cannot be insular, aloof, or detached from clear and present security challenges and joint needs in the terrestrial domains.
Senate appropriators add $22M for small launch, approve Space Force and Space Development Agency requests
The $22 million for Tactically Responsive Space Launch was added to the Air Force’s Research, Development, Test and Evaluation account.
Air Force nominee Barrett calls for assertive U.S. posture on space, says Space Force is a ‘key imperative’
Barrett voiced strong support for the Trump administration’s proposal to establish a Space Force.
The White House is unhappy with the Senate language because it doesn’t give DoD full legal authority to establish a space service.
If satellites in orbit become targets during a conflict, will U.S. forces have adequate intelligence to prevent and thwart attacks?
Roper: An independent acquisition office for space could create more problems than it would solve.
A change in the rhetoric about space is being accelerated in response to damaging media coverage about the Air Force suppressing speech.
The intelligence community and the DoD agreed to align U.S. Space Command and the NRO into a unified defense structure.
Sen. Jack Reed: “I think within a year, next year at this time, we’ll have a Space Force."