14 Oct, 2018 03:11 Keen as ever on the idea of having a fighting force in space, US President Donald Trump says it’s a necessity for Washington because its perceived top adversaries – Russia and China – are beating it to the punch. Trump was speaking at one of his… Continue Reading US needs a space force because Russia is ahead on it, Trump says
10:07, Sat, Oct 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 10:22, Sat, Oct 13, 2018 The accomplished film director and niece of the late President John F Kennedy told Express.co.uk of her “disappointment” in the current US presidency. Ms Kennedy, who has filmed a documentary celebrating 60 years of NASA’s existence Above &… Continue Reading Donald Trump’s Space Force THREATENS NASA: JFK niece condemns US President
September 5, 2018 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force’s top civilian has been one of the biggest critics of creating a separate military service for space, but now that President Donald Trump has directed the Pentagon to craft a new “Space Force,” she wants to make sure its done right.… Continue Reading Top US Air Force official is now on board with Trump’s Space Force plan
September 20, 2018 WASHINGTON — The effort to launch a proposal for the Space Force service branch has too much focus on things like uniforms and not enough on the streamline mission at the core of the corps’ reason for being created, a top Pentagon official Wednesday. Nevertheless, Deputy Defense… Continue Reading Space Force proposal will be lean and ready by February, Pentagon says
09/07/2018 06:57 AM EDT The proposed Space Force should be prepared to defend Earth from asteroid impacts and clean up space junk, says leading astrophysicist and space author Neil deGrasse Tyson. The sixth branch of the military recently proposed by President Donald Trump is slated to take on missions already… Continue Reading Neil deGrasse Tyson: Space Force mission should include asteroid defense, orbital clean up
Fri August 10, 2018 He was there when man first landed on the moon in 1969 and on Friday, Buzz Aldrin endorsed a new galactic effort — the Trump administration’s Space Force. “One giant leap in the right direction. #SpaceForce,” the retired astronaut tweeted, quoting a message from Vice President… Continue Reading Buzz Aldrin: Space Force is ‘one giant leap in the right direction’
August 12,2018 At first, White House officials thought the idea of Space Force was just a lark. A former senior official told me that through most of last year Trump was generally interested in space. Behind the scenes: He would ask random questions about rocket ships and marvel to hear… Continue Reading Behind the scenes: Creating Trump’s Space Force
Today (Aug. 9), Vice President Mike Pence unveiled a detailed plan for the military Space Force proposed by President Donald Trump in a speech at the Pentagon. If Congress agrees to establish it, the Space Force will be the sixth branch of the U.S. military. The Department of Defense is… Continue Reading US to Launch Space Force Military Branch in 2020, VP Mike Pence Says
August 9, 2018 Vice President Pence laid out an ambitious plan Thursday that would begin creating a military command dedicated to space and establish a “Space Force” as the sixth branch of the U.S. military as soon as 2020, the first since the Air Force was formed shortly after World… Continue Reading VP Mike Pence on Space Force
During his address Tuesday to members of the military in San Diego, President Donald Trump proposed creating a new branch of the military: the “Space Force.”
He began by talking about how the U.S. will soon travel to Mars.
“You wouldn’t have been going to Mars if my opponent won, that I can tell you. You wouldn’t even be thinking about it,” he said at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.
“My new national strategy for space recognizes that space is a warfighting domain just like the land, air and sea. We may even have a ‘Space Force,’ develop another one. Space Force. We have the Air Force, we’ll have the Space Force, we have the Army, the Navy.