• Senate Confirms Gen. John Raymond as U.S. Space Command Chief

    Senate Confirms Gen. John Raymond as U.S. Space Command Chief0

    The Senate has confirmed Air Force Gen. John Raymond to become the commander the newly established U.S. Space Command, The Hill reported. Raymond, who currently serves as the commander of Air Force Space Command, will be performing a dual role for both the Air Force space mission and as the new chief of the separate

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  • New CBO Report Estimates House Space Corps Proposal at $3.6 Billion

    New CBO Report Estimates House Space Corps Proposal at $3.6 Billion0

    The Congressional Budget Office issued a new cost estimate Monday for the House version of a new space command that would total more than $3.6 billion between 2020 and 2024, Breaking Defense reported. The new estimate, based on the House’s proposed “Space Corps” command in its fiscal 2020 NDAA, includes $2.3 billion in personnel costs

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  • Space Force Authorized by House Armed Services Lawmakers

    Space Force Authorized by House Armed Services Lawmakers0

    The House Armed Services Committee authorized language Thursday in its fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act bill that would create a new space force military branch. The measure, offered by Rep. Jim Cooper (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Strategic Forces subcommittee and Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.), advanced with unanimous support and would authorize funding for a

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