Tag: U.S. Space Command

Jan. 13, 2021

SecAF selects Huntsville, Alabama, as preferred location to host USSPACECOM

The Department of the Air Force conducted both virtual and on-site visits to assess which of six candidate locations would be best suited to host the U.S. Space Command Headquarters based on factors related to mission, infrastructure capacity, community support and costs to the Department of Defense.

Jan. 8, 2021

Space Delta 5 team wins $7,500 prize toward unit innovation in USSPACECOM competition

A team from Space Delta 5 recently won a substantial cash prize after competing in the inaugural “Develop, Innovate, Visualize, Execute” competition, a product of the “Designing Space” innovation event sponsored by Air University in collaboration with U.S. Space Command.

Dec. 22, 2020

Delta 7, 9 teams participate in USSPACECOM competition

Members from Space Delta’s 7 and 9 participated in the inaugural Develop Innovate Visualize and Execute competition, a U.S. Space Command innovation initiative, which concluded Dec. 18.

Dec. 16, 2020

Russia tests direct-ascent anti-satellite missile

Russia has conducted a test of a direct-ascent anti-satellite (DA-ASAT) missile.“Russia publicly claims it is working to prevent the transformation of outer space into a battlefield, yet at the same time Moscow continues to weaponize space by developing and fielding on-orbit and ground-based capabilities that seek to exploit U.S. reliance on

Dec. 15, 2020

USSPACECOM CSEL hosts professionalization day for space NCOs

Focusing on cans instead of cannots in a COVID environment, U.S. Space Command’s top enlisted member hosted a professionalization day for noncommissioned officers across the command and its subordinate units Dec. 9.