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Robotic Arm Captures Dragon Packed With Science

While the International Space Station was traveling more than 262 miles over the Northeast Pacific near Vancouver, British Columbia, Expedition 62 Flight Engineer Jessica...

Kirtland AFB becoming an integral hub for U.S. Space Force

The 52,000 acres at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., have been referred to as a national security complex—where 108 mission partners under five different...

Thompson makes case for U.S. Space Force, encourages campaign to educate...

Invoking history and a vivid recent example, Lt. Gen. David D. Thompson, the vice commander of the newly created U.S. Space Force, presented the...

Air Force Academy to commission Space Force officers

Graduates from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado are expected to cross-commission into the Space Force this spring, military officials said. About 60 cadets...

Satellite decommissioned on Space Force orders after 22 years

On Feb. 11, 2020, after more than 22 years of providing vital global weather data to the U.S. and its allies, Defense Meteorological Satellite...

Wanted: Ideas on Space Force Members’ Name, Ranks

The U.S. Space Force is looking for feedback from U.S. military space professionals on what Space Force members should be called -- similar to...

U.S. Space Force signs vision for single, integrated Satellite Communications enterprise

Gen. Jay Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, U.S. Space Force, and commander, U.S. Space Command, recently signed the Space Force Vision for Enterprise Satellite...

Army astronaut to administer oath of enlistment from space

U.S. Army Recruiting Command is partnering with NASA and Space Center Houston to host the first nationwide oath of enlistment from the International Space...

Space Force’s AEHF-5 satellite control authority transferred

On Feb. 3, the U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center’s fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-5) communications satellite was successfully transferred to...

To avoid ‘bureaucratic inertia’ with Space Force, DOD must ‘think differently’

Just in time for Christmas, President Trump gifted the nation with a new military service: the U.S. Space Force. But ensuring the new service...