National Space Defense Center transitions to 24/7 operations
By Shellie-Anne Espinosa, Air Force Space Command Public Affairs / Published January 26, 2018
U.S. Air Force Gen. Jay Raymond (right), commander of Air Force Space Command, welcomes Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan (left) to Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 5, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Dave Grim)
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Less than a year after changing the name of the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center to the National Space Defense Center, the NSDC transitioned to 24/7 operations on January 8, marking a significant step for the expanding, interagency team focused on protecting and defending the nation's critical space assets.
Credit: Capt Sarah Burnett / 171012-F-WA228-2208.JPG
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Brig. Gen. Trent Edwards, Air Force Space Command director of programming, financial management and comptroller, hosted the inaugural Air Force Space Command Comptroller Summit here, Oct. 12, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Dave Grim)
Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) Goal: Responsive & routine “aircraft-like” access to space Fly 10X in 10 days
Credit: The U.S. Army / Published on Nov 27, 2017
Retired Col. Mark Vande Hei recently left the earth for a six-month mission on the International Space Station. Learn how he, and other Army astronauts, contribute to the Human Space Flight Program. Read more at https://www.army.mil/article/185872.
SPACE BASED INFRARED SYSTEM (SBIRS)
Published February 22, 2016
Credit: Photo of SBIRS courtesy of Lockheed