The U.S. Department of Defense is requesting $14.1 billion to develop the country’s space force. The main goal of the Space Force is to protect U.S. and allied interests in space.
Space March 14, 2019
Stephen Colbert criticized the proposal to sell naming rights for future NASA missions to private corporations to earn money. The late-night show host mused what the Moon landing would have looked if it had advertisements.
Space September 14, 2018
NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said he fully supports President Donald Trump’s proposal to build a military space command. The Trump appointee, however, believed there should be a clear demarcation between NASA and the future military unit.
Space August 16, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the creation of a Space Force for 'American dominance in space.' The proposal, however, has been met with criticism, just like Trump's other space initiatives.
Space June 19, 2018
President Donald Trump is now throwing around the idea of creating a new branch of the military called the Space Force. A previous proposal saw a similar idea fail last year.
Space March 14, 2018
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