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Netflix’s ‘Space Force’ tells a terrible joke about America

If there was a way to watch Netflix’s new series space force without any dialogue, you might mistake it for a happier time drama. The show’s score, which appears intermittently in whiffs of gently driving strings and trumpets, seems to consciously evoke The west wing; in one episode, it soars with emphasis as a troop […]

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Space Force places Tawny Newsome among the stars she belongs to

Netflix’s new comedy space force is a strange show for strange times. Relishing in the kind of absurdity that can only exist in our reality, the series follows General Mark R. Naird (Steve Carell, who co-created the show with Greg Daniels) as he tries to get “boots on the moon” and establish this new branch […]

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President Donald Trump and senior military officials unveiled the US Space Force flag, which resembles the iconic “Star Trek” emblem.

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Business Insider. President Donald Trump and senior military officials on Friday unveiled the US Space Force flag, a symbol of the nation’s first new branch of service in more than 70 years. “Space is going to be the future, both in terms of defense and offense and so […]

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The White House ceremony unveiled the new US Space Force flag

President Donald Trump and senior military officials unveiled the US Space Force flag on Friday. The symbol was first unveiled in January, when it was widely mocked for resembling an emblem from “Star Trek,” the long-running sci-fi TV show. The Space Force symbol was used as early as 1942 by the US Army Air Forces. […]

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Space Force gets its own “Kobayashi Maru”

U.S. Air Force photo by Kathryn Calvert The Air Force named new software “Kobayashi Maru“designed to monitor man-made objects in space. The program was named after Kobayashi Maru’s simulation of a supposedly unwinnable scenario in the Star Trek universe. The software package will replace 40-year-old legacy systems and help link Space Force to America’s “Five […]