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March 29, 2019

DOD Official: Maintaining Space Dominance ‘Pivotal’ for U.S. Warfighters

A lot has changed in space in the last half century, including the number of countries that are capable of putting things on the moon, launching rockets with complex satellites, or building space stations. The United States still has a lead in space, but that might not last long.

Feb. 11, 2019

DIA Report Details Threats to America’s Space-Based World

The Defense Intelligence Agency’s report titled “Challenges to Security in Space" said that space enables the modern world, and the United States needs to maintain its progress in this critical domain if it hopes to lead in the future.

Jan. 8, 2019

U.S. Will Pick Up Pace in Race to Space With China, DOD Official Says

The United States isn’t out of the game yet when it comes to space, but if it wants to remain on top, it will need to do more and do it faster, a senior Defense Department official said.

Nov. 15, 2018

Shanahan Talks Dollars, Fiscal Sense and Space

Space, known as the final frontier, is something the Defense Department would like to explore, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said.

May 1, 2018

Joint Base Charleston Showcases Space and STEM

Over the years, a trend has grown in the push for younger generations to receive STEM education, or science, technology, engineering and math. Recognizing this, the Air Force’s Air Mobility Command prioritizes the creation of partnerships with local and public schools to provide insight into the Air Force while enhancing educational experiences.

Jan. 24, 2018

Air Force Successfully Launches New Satellite From Cape Canaveral

The Air Force successfully launched the fourth Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V Evolved Expendable launch Vehicle from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

Dec. 2, 2017

U.S. Must Move Faster or Risk Losing Lead in Space

The U.S. advantage in space is eroding and the military must move faster to maintain a lead in this critical warfighting domain, defense officials said at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California.

June 24, 2017

Vice President Engages Troops at Schriever Air Force Base

Vice President Mike Pence said the service members at Schriever Air Force Base are on the cutting edge of technology and arms, guarding the nation in space and in cyberspace, during a troop talk while visiting the installation.

April 6, 2017

DoD Enhances Space Capabilities, Work Tells Symposium Audience

The department is enhancing its space-based capabilities, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work told an audience of about 200 military and industry representatives at the 33rd Annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

March 23, 2017

Stratcom: Integrating Space With Other Warfare Domains is Key to Deterrence

Deterring and waging war successfully depends on integrating all domains of warfare, including the space domain, Navy Vice Adm. Charles A. Richard, the deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command, said in Washington, D.C.

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