Delays in the launch of the first two
Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program satellites, originally
scheduled for July 23, may impact United Launch Alliance’s ability to launch
the GPS IIF-7 satellite on July 31, AFSPC officials said.
The Senate confirmed four of President Barack
Obama’s nominees for top military commands.
Air Force Space Command is planning to start
using GPS satellite tracking, as opposed to radar tracking, to determine the
positions of satellites in orbit, officials told reporters during a
China has publicly announced its third anti-missile
test since 2010, as the Asian country expands its anti-missile and anti-satellite
During a recent visit to RAF Alconbury and RAF
Molesworth, United Kingdom, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James emphasized
the importance of the European theater moving forward.
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