USSPACECOM commander testifies before Senate Armed Services Committee

COVID-19 Coronavirus Response

Commander's Strategic Vision

July 20, 2021

USSPACECOM spouse leads effort to make school enrollment easier for Colorado military kids

When Alicia Pepper prepared her family for a Permanent Change of Station move in 2017, she did what she’s done before: pack, coordinate movers, research the base, psych the kids up for a new adventure, check out housing — all the things military spouses often do behind the scenes to get ready for their next step.

July 15, 2021

US, Italy amend SSA memo to include exchanging classified info

U.S. Space Command enhanced a previous Space Situational Awareness data sharing agreement by signing an amendment enabling the sharing of classified SSA information with the Italian Ministry of Defence (Ministero della Difensa) on July 15.

July 14, 2021

Army's 1st Space Brigade to train Marines

In August, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command’s 1st Space Brigade will begin training select Marines on how the Army uses space-based capabilities to assist warfighters.

July 9, 2021

Gunsmoke launches from Mojave Desert, deploys from ISS

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command's second and third Gunsmoke-J satellites, a joint capability technology demonstration by the USASMDC Technical Center and Assured Position Navigation and Timing/Space Cross Functional Team, were placed into orbit June 30 by two very different paths.

July 8, 2021

Netherlands Ministry of Defence, SMC officials meet to discuss space cooperation

U.S. Space Force Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson, Space and Missile Systems Center commander, met today with Lt. Gen. Dennis Luyt, Commander of the Royal Netherlands Air Force and other members of the Netherlands Ministry of Defence on July 8 to discuss U.S. and Dutch space cooperation opportunities.

Video by Lewis Carlyle
Combined Force Space Component Command mission
United States Space Command
June 22, 2021 | 1:58
The Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) mission is to plan, integrate, conduct and assess global space operations in order to deliver combat relevant space capabilities to Combatant Commanders, Coalition partners, the Joint Force and the Nation.

CFSCC plans and executes space operations through four distinct and geographically dispersed operations centers, including:

- Combined Space Operations Center at Vandenberg AFB, CA
- Missile Warning Center at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, CO
- Joint Overhead Persistent Infrared Planning Center at Buckley AFB, CO
- Joint Navigation Warfare Center at Kirtland AFB, NM

Additionally, CFSCC executes tactical control over globally dispersed Air Force, Army and Navy space units that command ground-based space capabilities and satellites in every orbital regime.

Social Media