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  • Department of the Air Force expands potential basing locations for U. S. Space Command Headquarters

    With the establishment of the United States Space Force, the Department of the Air Force, in coordination with the Office of Secretary of Defense, is announcing its revised approach for determining the permanent location of U.S. Space Command headquarters.
  • USSF and ULA to honor COVID-19 responders with 'America Strong' launch dedication

    The U.S. Space Force and United Launch Alliance will honor all front line COVID-19 responders during a launch on May 16th. The launch of United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket carrying a US Space Force payload serves as a collaborative salute from the Space Force and ULA to recognize healthcare workers, first responders and other essential personnel while standing in solidarity with all Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Satellite hacking challenge shifts to fully virtual event

    The Department of the Air Force and Defense Digital Service (DDS) planned satellite hacking challenge, the Space Security Challenge 2020: Hack-A-Sat, is pivoting to an entirely virtual event. This decision comes after DEF CON 28 formally cancelled in-person events in 2020 due to coronavirus precautions.
  • The space mission continues during COVID-19; USSF leaders visit VAFB

    Gen. Jay Raymond, U.S. Space Force Chief of Space Operations and U.S. Space Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Roger A. Towberman, USSF Senior Enlisted Advisor and USSPACECOM senior enlisted leader, visited different units across Vandenberg Air Force Base, May 6, 2020, to observe how the members of the space community have implemented measures to continue the base’s missions and the Range of the Future initiative while responding to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 2nd SOPS conducts training, adapts to COVID-19

    The 2nd Space Operations Squadron hosted distance learning continuation training refresher courses April 21-29 to maintain readiness during this COVID-19 response.
  • Barrett, Raymond discuss Space Force’s status and future; debut new recruiting ad

    Air Force Secretary Barbara M. Barrett and Chief of Space Operations, Gen. John Raymond, unveiled the Space Force’s first recruiting video Wednesday, suggesting that the 30-second ad is a centerpiece of the nascent service’s continued evolution as the newest independent branch of the U.S. military.
  • United States Space Force Recruitment Video

    United States Space Force Recruitment Video
  • Next X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Scheduled to Launch

    The Department of the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office, in partnership with the U.S. Space Force, is scheduled to launch the sixth mission of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV-6) on May 16 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
  • RocketShip delivers third Delta IV Heavy booster at VAFB

    The barge docked at Vandenberg AFB to offload the final Delta IV Heavy booster for an upcoming launch scheduled to occur later this year. The barge operation is a vital first step to executing the mission of assured access to space.
  • 21 SW enlisted keep critical USSF asset training churning during worldwide pandemic

     One of the 21st Space Wing Operations Group’s smallest geographically separated units has been the lynchpin keeping the Air Force’s Upgraded Early Warning Radar system operational. Twenty-First OG’s Operations Support Squadron’s ’s Detachment 1, located at Beale Air Force Base, California, operates the direct training pipeline that feeds radar
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