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  • Emulation ensures reliability for space domain awareness

    A Digital Directorate team located at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is working to ensure the Air Force’s space catalog system stays up-to-date.The Space Defense Operations Center system has decades-old hardware, much reaching its end-of-life, and as space gets more contested and congested,

  • GPS celebrates 25th year of operation

    The Global Positioning System, better known as GPS, marks its 25th year of operation Apr. 27, 2020. On this date in 1995, the system reached full operational capability, meaning the system met all performance requirements.  U.S. Air Force Space Command formally announced the milestone three months

  • Spouses can recoup licensure fees after PCS, PCA

    Service members and their spouses have the opportunity to save money following permanent changes of station or address through the Department of Defense’s Licensure Reimbursement Program.

  • SBIRS GEO-5 Space Vehicle Enters Critical Thermal Vacuum Testing

    The Space and Missile Systems Center’s next Space Based Infrared System satellite (SBIRS GEO-5) reached a major milestone on its the road to launch when Thermal Vacuum (TVAC) testing began on April 16 at Lockheed Martin’s production facility in Sunnyvale, California. SBIRS GEO-5 is a high-priority

  • Japanese astronaut prepares for flight aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon

    Four 50th Wing Staff Agency Airmen attended a SpaceX briefing on its latest developments and future travel plans to the International Space Station, by Soichi Noguchi, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, April 17.Col. Jack Fischer, 50th Space Wing

  • Colorado Air National Guard space warriors fight COVID-19

    Since Colorado Gov. Jared Polis activated the Colorado National Guard to join the fight against COVID-19 March 10, 2020, space warriors of the 233rd Space Group have been on the front lines, assisting civil authorities and augmenting critical space missions.More than 10 percent of the Colorado Air