U.S. Space Command
The 18th Space Control Squadron at Vandenberg Air Force Base is now providing “more meaningful” data on approximately 25,000 space objects.
Marine Corps Mastery Gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker will take over for Space Force Chief Master Sgt. Roger Towberman
The United States is the dominant space power and the "gains we possess are being threatened," said Defense Secretary Mark Esper
Gen. James Dickinson will be the first Army officer to lead U.S. Space Command
The Spacepower document is the Space Force's first capstone doctrine
Dickinson said "norms of behavior" should be established for the space domain.
U.S. Space Command says Russia on July 15 conducted a non-destructive test of a space-based anti-satellite weapon.
Army Lt. Gen. Dickinson became deputy commander of U.S. Space Command in December 2019.
The Air Force plans to announce the preferred location in January 2021.
Maj. Gen. John Shaw and Brig. Gen. Doug Schiess join SpaceNews Staff Writer Sandra Erwin and Editor-in-Chief Brian Berger for a broad-based discussion on Space Force operations, including the U.S. military's role in rescuing astronauts.
The headquarters of former Air Force Space Command in Colorado Springs will be phased out. The Space Force HQ is being stood up in the Pentagon.
The agreement was signed last week between Maj. Gen. Javier Tuesta Marquez, of Peru's space agency, and Rear Adm. Marcus Hitchcock of U.S. Space Command.
U.S. Space Command for the next six years will remain at its provisional headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs.
The unit known as Detachment 3 is responsible to rescue astronauts if they have to abort the mission.