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  • AFSPC initiative destroys barriers to bolster Airmen innovation

    In a move to encourage Airmen to come forward with innovative thinking, a new decision panel will allow Airmen at all levels within Air Force Space Command to present ideas that could enhance the mission, save time, increase customer satisfaction, save the Air Force money, or anything that can improve the way things are done within the Air Force.
  • Pence visits front range, receives AFSPC familiarization

    Vice President Michael Pence made history by being the first vice president to send a payload command to a Global Positioning System satellite, June 23, 2017, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.
  • 45th Space Wing enables nation's space mission

    Space launches may soon be an almost weekly sight on Florida's Space Coast. As the need for space lift grows globally, partnerships between the Air Force, other government agencies and the commercial space industry are enhancing the 45th Space Wing's vision of remaining the world's premier gateway to space.
  • Around the Air Force: April 14

    On this look around the Air Force, Gen. Jay Raymond, the Air Force Space Command commander, unveils three major space initiatives and the U.S. Air Force will partner with the Royal Air Force and French air force for Atlantic Trident 2017.
  • Space for the win: AF officer recognized for excellence in Space Operations

    Lt. Col. Kyle Pumroy, the chief of Space Force Structure Plans for the Space and Cyberspace Superiority Division, Directorate of Strategic Plans, Headquarters Air Force, was recently awarded the General Bernard Schriever Award by the National Space Club on March 10, 2017.
  • Simmons, Blackburn honored as AF Athletes of the Year

    First Lt. Cale Simmons and Capt. Paige Blackburn were recently named the U.S. Air Force Male and Female Athletes of the Year.
  • BLUE: Space -- The High Ground

    The Air Force impacts billions of people across the world through operations in space, including GPS and missile warning. In this episode of BLUE we meet the Airmen who perform these missions, discovering what they do and why they do it.
  • Air Force set to launch next-to-last GPS IIF satellite

    Air Force Space Command's Space and Missile Systems Center and its mission partners are scheduled to launch the 11th Boeing-built Global Positioning System IIF satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 launch vehicle Oct. 30 from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
  • AFSPC: Space, cyberspace provide advantages, challenges

    The Air Force Space Command commander explained how space and cyberspace domains are integral components in modern and future operations during a speech at the 2015 Air Force Association Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition Sept. 15.
  • AF will defend, boost space assets

    Space is absolutely vital to the American way of life and it is also vital to the protection of the nation, the commander of Air Force Space Command told the Defense Writers’ Group here April 28.
  • AFSPC Commander advocates defending space superiority

    The Commander of Air Force Space Command Gen. John Hyten charged the Air Force to defend its position and remain on the cutting edge of international space operations during the 2014 Air Force Association’s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition here Sept. 16.
  • GPS IIF-6 successfully launched from Cape Canaveral

    The Air Force successfully launched the sixth Global Positioning System IIF satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., May 16.
  • Space superiority remains vital to national security

    Gen. William Shelton, Air Force Space Command commander, highlighted a successful satellite launch to the House Armed Services Committee’s subcommittee on strategic forces during a budget hearing for national security space activities, April 3.
  • Officials update Congress on military space policy, challenges

    If potential adversaries are to challenge the United States, they must do so in the space domain, the Defense Department’s top space policy official told Congress here March 12.
  • GPS IIF-5 successfully launched from Cape Canaveral

    The U. S. Air Force officials successfully launched the fifth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF satellite carried aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV launch vehicle at 8:59 p.m. EST from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Feb. 20.
  • Space badge renamed, new guidance issued

    The current space badge will be renamed the space operations badge beginning Jan. 1, 2014.
  • Shelton talks space, cyberspace at AFA Air and Space Conference

    Air Force Space Command's top official said sequestration is the biggest threat to the nation's space and cyberspace capabilities.
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