Elon Musk proclaims the launch of Space Force the start of Starfleet

On Friday, the Trump administration officially launched Space Force, the new US military branch tasked with defending American democracy in space. Space Force launched with a modest staff of 200 and a budget of $40 million to cover its first year. It was enough for SpaceX founder Elon Musk to announce it as the start […]

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With a signature, Trump gives birth to Space Force

“The law states that Air Force Space Command will be renamed United States Space Force, that will happen immediately,” Gen. John Raymond, commander of US Space Command and Air Force Space Command, said Friday. Raymond said the 16,000 active duty Airmen and civilians currently in Air Force Space Command will be assigned to the new […]

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Elon Musk welcomes Space Force to Twitter in 2 words

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk welcomed the all-new Space Force on Twitter Friday night, saying “Starfleet begins.” His two-word tweet on the Space Force Twitter account, which referenced “Star Trek,” came shortly after President Donald Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act of 2020, launching Space Force. . Space Force is the first new military service […]