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Mark Kelly, now a retired astronaut and US Senate candidate, before NASA's penultimate space shuttle mission in May 2011.

Trump just got a step closer to creating a US Space Force. Mark Kelly, a retired NASA astronaut and Senate hopeful, has said it’s ‘a dumb ...

President Trump signed a directive to help make a US Space Force. Mark Kelly, a Senate candidate and former NASA astronaut, has called it a dumb idea.
The teaser for "Space Force."

Steve Carell and the creator of ‘The Office’ are producing a new Netflix comedy mocking Trump’s Space Force

The show will follow "the story of the men and women who have to figure" out Trump's quixotic demand for a military branch dedicated to outer space.
President Donald Trump signs an executive order to establish the Space Force.

The White House is unsure about Trump’s idea of a separate Space Force

The White House does not appear to be certain about how it will implement the highly anticipated Space Force.

Elon Musk defends President Trump’s Space Force idea and says that it is ‘cool’ and ‘sensible’

The SpaceX and Tesla CEO said he hasn't had any detailed conversations about Space Force, but is a big fan of the proposal.
US President Donald Trump signs an executive order to establish the Space Force.

Top congressman says the White House fired a ‘shot across the bow’ of the head of the Air Force after they found out she disapproved of th...

The secretary of the Air Force was reportedly pushing back on the Trump administration's plans to create a new Space Force, prompting a not-so-subtle message to get in line, according to a congressional proponent of the military branch.
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Russian Mig-31 spotted with a mystery weapon that could be a nightmare for the US military

It's unknown if the Mig-31 spotted in September carried an anti-satellite missile or some kind of satellite launcher, though they both serve a purpose in space-based warfare.
US soldiers make their way through a subterranean tunnel during an exercise on December 15, 2017.

The Army thinks its next fight is underground, and DARPA’s solution may be a horde of robot helpers straight out of sci-fi

While all the attention has shifted to Trump's touted Space Force, the Pentagon has been worrying about fighting underground, and now military researchers are working on something to spare humans from subterranean dangers.
Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey on Friday slammed President Donald Trump's "Space Force" idea and called on Congress to step in.

America’s former top military official chides Trump’s ‘Space Force’ proposal, says it was ‘raffled off,’ and tells...

Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey on Friday claimed President Donald Trump "raffled off" the Space Force and called on Congress to intervene.
Astronaut Mark Kelly prepares for a flight in a NASA T-38 trainer jet in August 2010.

Astronaut Mark Kelly says Trump’s plan to create a Space Force ‘is a dumb idea’

President Donald Trump wants to create a sixth military division called the Space Force. But Mark Kelly, a retired NASA astronaut and Navy veteran, tweeted that it was "a dumb idea" because the US Air Force already has a Space Command and a space force.
NASA Astronaut Nick Hague, a Flight Engineer, reviews a computer model during his Robotics training in the Systems Engineering Simulator in preparation for his upcoming mission Expedition 57/58 to space this fall aboard the International Space Center, at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, U.S., May 14, 2018

Trump’s Space Force is about beating China, as Beijing is talking as if it already owns space

"While other nations increasingly possess the capability to operate in space, not all of them share our commitment to freedom, to private property, and the rule of law," Vice President Mike Pence said in a clear dig at China that forebodes space conflicts.