The Pentagon’s current top civilian leader in charge of special operations forces is leaving before his permanent replacement is confirmed by the Senate, the Defense Department has announced. https://taskandpurpose.com/news/pentagon-special-operations-leavingRead More Latest Pentagon official overseeing special operations leaving as musical chairs continue | Task & Purpose
Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are slated to be the first humans to leave earth from the United States since the space shuttle was retired in 2011. Earlier in the week, a first launch attempt was scrubbed due to poor weather conditions. TIME’s coverage includes interviews with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, NASA Administrator Jim […]Read More Watch “SpaceX & NASA Launch U.S. Astronauts To Space | TIME” on YouTube
Of all the missions assigned to America’s military, none has a more tortured history than missile defense of the homeland. In the 60+ years since Russia first proved it could launch intercontinental ballistic missiles—ICBMs—many, many ideas have been funded for defending the nation against them… read more about this article in link… https://www.forbes.com/sites/lorenthompson/2020/05/28/the-pentagons-missile-defense-agency-has-a-bold-new-plan-for-protecting-america-whats-plan-b-if-it-doesnt-work/Read More The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency Has A Bold New Plan For Protecting America. What’s ‘Plan B’ If It Doesn’t Work?
The SpaceX Demo-2’s Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket were rolled out to the launch pad at Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 21, 2020. It is scheduled to launch NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station on May 27. — NASA astronauts arrive […]Read More Watch “SpaceX Demo-2 rocket rolled out to launch pad” on YouTube
May.19 — The US military’s mystery space plane rocketed into orbit again on Sunday, this time with an extra load of science experiments. The X-37B was launched on board a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida. It will be the sixth flight of the X-37B, a solar-powered plane that’s flown […]Read More Watch “Watch the Launch of a Secret U.S. Military Spy Pl…” on YouTube
Playing Offense The U.S. Space Force recently acquired its first offensive weaponry: a device capable of blocking satellite communications, temporarily rendering orbiting satellites useless. The technology behind these Counter Communications Systems, as they’re called, has already existed for years, Interesting Engineering reports, but the devices were only delivered to the military last month. With them, the U.S. can now disable […]Read More Space Force Unveils Its First Weapon, a Satellite Jammer
The plan is to transfer 23 units and 1,840 Air Force billets within the next three to six months WASHINGTON — The Department of the Air Force has identified 23 U.S. Air Force organizations with space-related missions that will transfer to the Space Force. https://spacenews.com/u-s-air-force-to-transfer-23-units-to-the-space-force/Read More U.S. Air Force to transfer 23 units to the Space Force – SpaceNews.co
Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX is kicking off the new year with an ultra busy month of tests and missions, including a major test for the company’s first crewed mission to fly NASA astronauts to and back from the International Space Station (ISS). More about this in link… https://observer.com/2020/01/spacex-nasa-crewed-iss-mission-dragon-falcon-9-preview-video/Read More SpaceX’s Upcoming Crewed NASA Mission Will Feature a Tesla Car: Video