Trump revives Space Command to protect US interests in space

President Trump announces the return of US Space Command after a 17-year hiatus.

Published Thu, Aug 29 2019 10:42 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:47 AM CST

President Trump and Vice President Pence have announced that US Space Command is back and operational, after a lengthy 17-year hiatus the Cold War-era division of the Air Force is back.

Trump revives Space Command to protect US interests in space |

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that the US Space Command will "ensure the protection of America's interests in space", but the new Space Command isn't the same, and shouldn't be confused with Space Force. Space Force is the 6th branch of military that President Trump is hoping to build, which will focus on Air Force operations where no one can hear you scream.

Trump said at the event itself: "The dangers to our country constantly evolve. Now, those who wish to harm the United States, who seek to challenge us in the ultimate high ground of space, it's going to be a whole different ballgame".

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