Nov. 22, 2021

USSPACECOM conducts exercise Space Thunder

U.S. Space Command conducted the first exercise designated Space Thunder from Nov. 2-10, 2021.

Nov. 22, 2021

USSPACECOM command team visits Thule Air Base, site of North American Air Defense, space tracking

Army Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, and Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker, USSPACECOM command senior enlisted leader, visited Airmen, Guardians and coalition members at Thule Air Base, Greenland, on Nov. 11-12, 2021.

Nov. 22, 2021

USSPACECOM’s Joint Integrated Space Team gathers for first summit

U.S. Space Command's Joint Integrated Space Team gathered for the first-ever JIST Summit on Nov. 16-18, 2021, at USSPACECOM headquarters. The JIST is comprised of military and civilian personnel from across the services who represent USSPACECOM at the 10 other combatant commands.

Nov. 15, 2021

Russian direct-ascent anti-satellite missile test creates significant, long-lasting space debris

Russia tested a direct-ascent anti-satellite (DA-ASAT) missile on Nov. 15, 2021, Moscow Standard Time, that struck a Russian satellite [COSMOS 1408] and created a debris field in low-Earth orbit. The test so far has generated more than 1,500 pieces of trackable orbital debris and will likely generate hundreds of thousands of pieces of smaller orbital debris.

Nov. 10, 2021

JTF-SD discusses protect, defend mission with Strategic Capabilities Office leaders

SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Joint Task Force-Space Defense leaders host Jay Dryer, Director, Strategic Capabilities Office, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Brent Andberg, Portfolio Leader, SCO Special and Enabling Capabilities, and Thomas Ainsworth, Program Manager, SCO Space Portfolio, at the National Space Defense Center, Schriever