Trump Signs Directive to Establish ‘U.S. Space Force’ (page 2)

Today, President Trump signed his fourth space policy directive, this one aimed at creating the infamous Space Force he has been touting since last summer. However, the scope of the Space Force has been downsized. The new policy directive will make the Space Force a sub-branch of the US Air Force, rather than its own separate branch of the military. Trump first directed the Department of Defense to establish the Space Force in June of 2018, in a surprise announcement during a meeting of the National Space Council. At the time, he argued that the organization would be a new, sixth branch of the military. “We are going to have the Air Force and we’re going to have the Space Force, separate but equal,” Trump said at the time. “It is going... Continue reading…

Trump Signs Directive to Establish ‘U.S. Space Force’

President Trump on Tuesday signed a directive to establish a new branch of the military dedicated to handling threats in space. The United States Space Force will become the sixth division of ...

Wed 20 Feb 19 from Geek.com

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