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US Space Force’s ‘Orbital Prime’ project aims to attack space junk by recycling or disposing of waste

A new video from the US Space Force “demands action” on space debris and asks the private sector for help in cleaning up the growing space mess. The video was posted Jan. 5 on the Space Force’s SpaceWERX website (its technology arm) to kick off a program called Orbital Prime, which aims to test a […]

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‘Space Force? Is it real?’ Guardians are still struggling with an unconvinced public

A Space Force captain traveling with his wife stood stunned at the Spirit Airlines ticket counter last October in hopes of taking advantage of the company’s waived baggage fees for active duty members. But there was a problem: the Spirit employee didn’t believe the Space Force existed. The officer showed a military-issued ID, checked the […]

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The United States Space Force: “Always on top”

In 2019, President Trump converted the US Air Force Space Command into a new military service: the United States Space Force. Its members will be known as “Guardians” rather than Astronauts, and most have transferred from the Air Force. New Guardians are trained at Air Force recruit training centers. Here is the mission statement: “The […]

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‘Happy Birthday, Guardians’: Space Force celebrates its second anniversary

The US Space Force celebrated its second anniversary on Monday as the new branch of the Pentagon navigates the transition from late-night talk show to full-fledged military service. “Happy birthday, Guardians,” said chief of space operations, General John Raymond, in a monday video message. “We’ve spent the last year focused on continuing to develop this […]

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Soaring High: Pentagon Space Force Gets New Uniform

The US Space Force unveiled its new dress uniform design on Tuesday, aiming to mark the future of the Pentagon’s all-new uniformed service. The prototype for the new Guardians of the Space Force uniform, as they have been officially designated, is a cropped navy blue jacket with a large flap on the right chest, secured […]

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Space Force Intensifies – FLYING Magazine

The command structure is defined. Official military doctrine outlining independent space power theory has been codified. The official seals, motto and flags have all been signed. Even the PT uniform, featuring the Star Trek-esque delta emblem at the hem of the race shorts, is being wear tested. This is all part of the massive build-up […]

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The Space Force has its first Marines – and soldiers and sailors

The Space Marines are here. The US Space Force announced on Wednesday that it had selected its first small group of soldiers, sailors and Marines who will be transferred permanently to the sixth military branch – part of a larger effort to centralize space operations. and related missions within the fledgling service. The Space Force […]

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Boost Space Force | The hill

FFor some Americans, US Space Force is little more than a Twitter punchline or Netflix satire with lackluster reviews. Retired Colonel Bill Woolf hopes the Space Force Association (SFA) can help change that. “If the only thing people have to refer to is late-night comedians or a Netflix series, then that’s a problem,” said Woolf, […]

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Space Force Lt. Col. fired for ‘loss of confidence’ after claiming ‘Marxists’ infiltrated US military

A lieutenant colonel in the fledgling US Space Force has reportedly been removed from his post and will be investigated after claiming on a podcast that ‘Marxism’ was infiltrating the military. Last week, Matthew Lohmeier appeared on the conservative podcast, The Steve Gruber show, to discuss the ‘Irresistible Revolution: Marxism’s Goal of Conquest and the […]

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Vandenberg CA Air Force base has a new Space Force name

Signs at the main gate of Vandenberg Air Force Base have been covered up pending Friday’s renaming ceremony at Vandenberg Space Force Base. Janene Scully Noozhawk.com A new name will be unveiled at Vandenberg Air Force Base on Friday to reflect its role in the US Space Force. The military installation near Lompoc, which spans […]

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Stand Down: This Space Force Uniform Isn’t Real

Social media, hanging around in this slack period between Christmas and New Years with nothing better to do, has decided to prank aviation enthusiasts and space watchers with a totally unofficial interpretation of the US Space Force uniform, widely shared on Twitter. Differently compared to the uniforms of the brigadiers as well as those of […]

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Reviews | “Space Force officers must think like Navy officers if they are to succeed”

However, the Air Force’s birthplace Space Force (painfully and unexpectedly, for some) might not be able to completely escape the influence of its parent service without outside help. The Space Force Motto Semper Supra – “Always Above” – ​​suggests that staff should look to the “common fight”, not the stars, to ensure American security and […]

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US Space Force names new unit ‘SpOC’ in apparent nod to Star Trek’s pointy-eared science officer

The new United States Space Force has named one of its new major field commands “SpOC” in an apparent nod to Star Trek’s pointy-eared science officer. Short for “Space Operations Command”, SpOC will join “Space Systems Command” and “Space Training and Readiness Command”, the force disclosed in a statement. While the new branch of the […]

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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 […]

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Will Colorado Springs ever host Starfleet Academy? It’s already | Vince Bzdek | Military

Captain Kirk, as we all know, learned to pilot spaceships at Starfleet Academy, which offers a great view of the Golden Gate Bridge in the fictional “Star Trek” universe. With President Donald Trump’s launch of Space Force last year, our military journalist Tom Roeder and I immediately began to wonder about the really important things […]

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Elon Musk US needs a Starfleet Academy

Elon Musk: US needs Star Trek’s Starfleet to compete with China Department of Defense phot by Senior Airman Christian Conrad ORLANDO, Florida— While the United States only set up its new Space Force in December, what the public really wants is its own Starfleet, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk said on February 28. Returning to the […]

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Space Force General David Thompson is a Star Trek fan and says don’t join if you want to go to space

The second-in-command of the newly created Space Force has admitted he’s a Star Trek fan, but says he didn’t play the role to fulfill a dream of going to space and no one else. no one else should. General David Thompson – who helps Commander and Chief of Space Operations General Raymond train and properly […]

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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 […]