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One Year In: The Elegant and Ugly Truth Behind Space Force

“I said maybe we need a new force, we’ll call it the Space Force, and I was, not really serious,  and then I said, ‘What a great idea, maybe we’ll have to do that.’” – excerpt from a speech by President Donald Trump, March 2018 Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Five military veterans … Continued

It’s official: Members of the Space Force are called Guardians

On Friday, Vice President Mike Pence announced that members of America’s newest military branch, the Space Force, will be called Guardians. Pence made the announcement during an event celebrating the first anniversary of the branch’s establishment. “It is my honor, on behalf of the President of the United States, to announce that, henceforth, the men … Continued

Air Force Colonel set to transfer to Space Force — while in orbit

When NASA astronaut Michael Hopkins arrives at the International Space Station this week, he plans on making one small change to his professional title, which will mark one giant leap for America’s newest military branch. An Air Force colonel and commander of SpaceX’s Crew-1 mission, which launched into orbit Sunday, Hopkins, 51, is scheduled to … Continued

How Space Force chose their motto will surprise you

Space Force quietly released its motto back in July without much frill or fanfare.

Semper Supra means Always Above, and it’s one of those mottos with a neat origin story (more on that later!), but it feels like it’s not exactly perfect for …

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