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Space Force news for week ending 07.10.2022

While much of the mainstream media’s attention to the USSF was devoted to the post-launch explosion of a test rocket at Vandenberg SFB, in this week’s Space News, USSF brass looks to the future of intelligence, contractor Boeing sets another … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 07.03.2022

Perhaps in advance of the long July 4th holiday weekend, a couple of huge rocket launches went off last week and at least one big media appearance was put in by USAF acquisitions chief Frank Calvelli. These stories and more … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 06.26.2022

Everything’s about growth in this week’s Space Force News: There’s the growth of the US intelligence community to include Space Delta 18; enlarging of the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act and possibly the birth of the USSF National Guard; and … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 06.19.2022

The theme for this week’s Space Force news? Workers, careers and promotions! Against something of a slow news week, employees made themselves heard on CEO Elon Musk’s “embarrassing behavior” amidst an extremely busy weekend for SpaceX, the first-ever USSF basic … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 06.12.2022

This week in Space Force news, it’s all about the USSF reaching out – to private subcontractors (and by extension, employers), to the government of Canada, to the other branches of the US military and to academia – in partnerships … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 06.05.2022

Remember how the GAO supposedly found no substantial flaws in the decision to base SPACECOM permanently in Huntsville, Alabama? Well, the final report released this past week reads quite differently. In addition, a top USSF official tells us of the … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 05.29.2022

The week that was was a big one for several folks in the Space Force community: BlueHalo, United Launch Alliance and SpaceX have new contracts to celebrate; Space Delta 5 has welcomed in a new commander; and kudos go out … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 05.22.2022

There’s much hurry-up-and-wait is in this week’s Space Force news, but at least the long-awaited Boeing Starlink OFT-2 launch and rendezvous with the ISS went off. Otherwise, Breaking Defense breaks a story on to the naming of the Gen. Raymond’s … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 05.15.2022

We’ll admit it: This week’s Space Force news is mostly set in the political sphere. Below run news briefs on the GAO’s final decision regarding a permanent SPACECOM headquarters, a Senate bill which would establish the Space National Guard and … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 05.08.2022

Lots of congratulations are in order for some top-ranking officers, Guardians and family members, it appears: This week’s Space Force news tells us of the 2022 Military Spouse of the Year award-winner, four USSF colonels nominated by the president for … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 05.01.2022

Lots of future-looking was done by Space Force officials and related media this week, with comments on the USSF budget for FY 2024, on the increasing demand for Geospatial Intelligence services & tech, and on the possibility for competitive opportunity … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 04.24.2022

This week in Space Force news, it’s all about assessing the past and looking to the future. Beginning with Vice President Kamala Harris’s visit to Vandenberg Space Force Base and continuing through the mid-week C4ISRnet conference, much was revealed about … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 04.17.2022

Lots of news from all aspects of Space Force mission and life, though we’ll admit some of these stories are held over from earlier this month, when the Space Symposium kinda blew all other USSF-related material over the virtual pages. … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 04.10.2022

Colorado Springs this past week played host to the 37th annual Space Symposium, an event that brings together a “Who’s Who” of both military leadership and the aerospace industry. This year’s edition was no exception to those of previous years … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 04.03.2022

Nothing sparks the imagination more than a federal budget request, it seems. Upon announcement this week of military budgets for fiscal year (FY) 2023, suddenly the Space Force as well as a contractor of two received some attention in the … Read More

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