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DATR supports space communication, research flights

As the number of flights increase to the International Space Station from commercial spaceships delivering U.S. astronauts and supplies and Russian Soyuz flights continue,...

Ten ways students can prepare to #BeAnAstronaut

Want to #BeAnAstronaut, but don’t know where to start? Here are some ways you can kick-start your journey! Since the first Artemis class of astronauts...

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...
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Army astronaut swears in recruits in first-ever ceremony from space

An Army astronaut swore in nearly 1,000 recruits from space Feb. 26, 2020, as part of the first nationwide Oath of Enlistment ceremony from...

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...

Northrop Grumman completes final Orion motor qualification test

Northrop Grumman, along with NASA and Lockheed Martin, has successfully completed its third and final qualification test of the Attitude Control Motor for NASA’s...

Northrop Grumman completes historic first docking of mission extension vehicle with...

Northrop Grumman and the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, SpaceLogistics LLC, have successfully completed the first docking of the Mission Extension Vehicle-1 to the Intelsat 901...

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...

More on how the creation of the U.S. Space Force will...

Q: How do Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines who are not part of a redesignated unit become part of the Space Force?  A: Individuals...