• Space Organizations’ Cost Estimate Exceeds Pentagon Projections, CBO Says

    Space Organizations’ Cost Estimate Exceeds Pentagon Projections, CBO Says0

    A Congressional Budget Office report released Wednesday estimates the Pentagon’s proposed space organizations will require thousands of additional personnel and cost billions more than DOD originally projected, Space News reported. The report, requested by Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman James Inhofe (R-Okla.) and ranking member Jack Reed (D-R.I.), details that personnel and program investments would

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  • Pence Vows Space Force Will Be Created

    Pence Vows Space Force Will Be Created0

    Vice President Mike Pence (R-Ind.) promised Tuesday that the controversial proposal for a separate U.S. space force will be brought to fruition, National Defense Magazine reported. “We are working as we speak with Congress to stand up a sixth branch of our armed forces. The United States space force will soon be a reality,” Pence

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  • SASC Lawmakers Raise Doubts About Space Force Proposal

    SASC Lawmakers Raise Doubts About Space Force Proposal0

    Senators from both parties repeatedly questioned senior DOD officials Thursday about whether adding a sixth branch of the military would improve space operations. The Senate Armed Forces Committee meeting was the first formal hearing on the administration’s Space Force proposal, The Hill reported. “When we first heard about the proposal, I asked two simple questions:

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