TRUMP'S SPACE FORCE CAN SEEM FUNNY. BUT SPACE THREATS ARE DEADLY SERIOUS ? VIEW

MORE BROADLY, THERE ARE ALSO IMPORTANT QUESTIONS ABOUT THE FUTURE MISSION AND DIRECTION OF BOTH SPACE COMMAND AND ANY SPACE FORCE.

RE-ESTABLISHING SPACE COMMAND AND CREATING A SPACE FORCE TO TAKE OVER FROM THE AIR FORCE ARE ATTEMPTS TO IMPROVE THE SITUATION.

As for the fate of the Space Force, that has yet to be decided by Congress.
Bringing back Space Command and creating a Space Force can help address the underlying challenges the U.S. military faces in space, if they are done in the right way.
Environmental threats, such as collisions with space debris or encountering solar storms, also pose near-constant dangers to all satellites in orbit.

The response to President Donald Trump’s official re-launch of the United States Space Command, or USSPACECOM, at a Rose Garden ceremony last week was rife with much of the same mocking and incredulity that has surrounded...

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