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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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Space Force news for week ending 03.27.2022

Space Force news in a relatively slow week for the service includes a few statements of purpose put forth by top USSF brass at symposia, as well as a new agreement between the Air Force Research Laboratory, the USSF and … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 03.20.2022

The general theme in Space Force news this week: Looking forward to a brighter and potentially healthier future – except maybe in Colorado. USSF officials introduce an interesting new health program for Guardians, a Boeing SATCOM prototype passes muster, and … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 03.13.2022

Between the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian War and last week’s high-profile Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) announcement regarding a cislunar transportation system, Space Force brass were in high demand this week at conferences and on mainstream media. Space Command head Gen. John … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 03.06.2022

The key word for this week’s roundup of Space Force news is “satellite.” Space Systems Command and the USSF announced progress on satellite construction, awarding of contracts while the Air Force Research Laboratory provided a sneak peak at its grand … Read More

Space Force news for week ending 02.27.2022

As international news was dominated by reports of Russian troops invading Ukraine, Space Force officials also fielded questions this weak about preparedness in the space and cyber domains, while an international agreement among a coalition of six nations was also … Read More

Space Force news for week ending 02.20.2022

Looking through Space Force-related news this week, one might come to the conclusion that the USSF is a military service based on the Netflix series of the same name, rather than vice versa. In a relatively slow news week, entertainment … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 02.13.2022

The weekly Space Force news is a real good news/bad news grab bag in this edition: While on one hand, the USSF faces a legal dispute and private contractor with NASA suffered a literally disastrous launch, a Space Force official … Read More

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Space Force news for week ending 02.05.2022

A bit of a slow news week for the Space Force to start off February, perhaps due in no small part to weather conditions. As extreme weather played out all along the East Coast and in the south, numerous satellite … Read More

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