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  • Space Force Awards National Security Space Launch Phase 2 Launch Service contracts to United Launch Alliance, LLC (ULA) and Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX)

    The Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), in partnership with the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), competitively awarded two Firm-Fixed-Price, Indefinite Delivery Requirement contracts for National Security Space launch services today to ULA and SpaceX.
  • Space Force celebrates trailblazer

    The past may be history, but the present and future still offer opportunity. On Aug. 5, 2020, the newest military branch inducted an honorary member: Edward Dwight.
  • Gen. Moorman Tribute ceremony

    Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, U.S. Space Force Chief of Space Operations and Commander, U.S. Space Command, addresses attendees during the Gen. Moorman Tribute ceremony at the Moorman Education and Training Center at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 3, 2020.
  • Thule Air Base coordinates ship rescue, saves 6

    Contractors stationed at Thule Air Base, Greenland, responded to a distress call from a commercial ship Monday, Aug. 3, saving all six members of its crew before towing the ship to port at Thule for repairs.
  • US Space Force stands up STAR Delta Provisional

    The U.S. Space Force stood up a provisional Space Training and Readiness command at Peterson Air Force Base during a pre-recorded virtual ceremony today.
  • Space Force begins transition into field organizational structure

    During a virtual pre-recorded ceremony today, the U.S. Space Force executed numerous organization changes in its first realignment actions to transition from the previous Air Force major command structure into the new service’s flatter field organization structure announced June 30.
  • USSF graduates first candidates of Space Intelligence Intern Program

    The new U.S. Space Force Intelligence Intern Program graduated its first cohort on June 23, 2020, preparing them to succeed in future space intelligence leadership roles. The two graduating interns had an opportunity to out-brief the Chief of Space Operations, General John “Jay” Raymond, his senior leadership, and the Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, headquarters U.S. Air Force.
  • The U.S. Space Force logo and motto.

    The U.S Space Force released its logo and motto, Semper Supra (Always Above), July 22, 2020 at the Pentagon, D.C. The logo and motto honor the heritage and history of the U.S. Space Force.
  • CSO visits SMC: “Space starts here”

    LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.—Space and Missile Systems Center hosted Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, chief of space operations, U.S. Space Force and Chief Master Sgt. Roger Towberman, USSF senior enlisted advisor here July 15-16, for their first SMC immersion since the creation of USSF.
  • Space Visionary, Retired Gen. Moorman passes away

    Retired Gen. Thomas S. Moorman Jr., the fifth commander of Air Force Space Command and 26th Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, passed away June 17 in Bethesda, Maryland.