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April 2, 2024

JCO hosts Performing the Duties of Under Secretary of the Air Force Kris...

Ms. Barbara Golf, Space Systems Command Strategic Advisor for Space Domain Awareness, briefs U.S. Air Force Col. Frank Kincaid, left, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, U.S. Space Forces-Space, and the Combined Joint Force Space Component

March 29, 2024

NSDC hosts Associate Deputy Chief of Space Operations for Intelligence

Mr. Harry Mornston, left, Associate Deputy Chief of Space Operations for Intelligence, and U.S. Space Force Col. Matthew Bruno, National Space Defense Center Deputy Director of Intelligence, pose for a photo during a visit to the organization at

March 20, 2024

USSPACECOM Commander visits JCO

U.S. Space Force Gen. Stephen Whiting, center, commander, U.S. Space Command, listens to a briefing during a visit to the Joint Commercial Operations Cell facility in Colorado Springs, Colo., March 13, 2024. Whiting received a JCO mission brief. The

March 14, 2024

CIC members gather for CONOP development

Members of the Commercial Integration Cell pose for a photo during an Operational Concept of Operations (CONOP) development workshop Mar. 7, 2024, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif. The two day workshop was designed to bring together key
U.S. Space Command News
U.S. Army Maj. Gen Brian Gibson, U.S. Space Command strategy, plans and policy director, speaks with Norwegian Vice Adm. Nils Andreas Stensones, Norwegian Intelligence Service director, during the 39th Annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 10, 2024. USSPACECOM and Norway reaffirmed their partnership and discussed future space cooperation during the event. USSPACECOM, working with Allies and Partners, plans, executes, and integrates military spacepower into multi-domain global operations in order to deter aggression, defend national interests, and when necessary, defeat threats.
USSPACECOM, NATO leaders affirm cooperation at Space Symposium 39
By | April 12, 2024
U.S. Space Command and fellow NATO spacefaring nations reaffirmed their ironclad commitment to the safety and stability of the space domain throughout Space Symposium 39, April 8-11, 2024...

U.S. Space Force Gen. Stephen Whiting, U.S. Space Command commander, and Gen. Luis H. De León Pepelescov, Chief of Uruguayan Air Force, sign a Space Situational Awareness information-sharing agreement during Space Symposium 39 in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 9, 2024. USSPACECOM’s SSA program represents more than 185 partners from the commercial sector, academia, and foreign and intergovernmental organizations committed to enhancing the safety, stability, and sustainability of spaceflight for all.
USSPACECOM advances space partnerships in South America as part of Space Symposium 39 international engagements
By | April 11, 2024
U.S. Space Command leaders met with representatives from Uruguay, Colombia, Brazil, and Peru to strengthen and expand space cooperation among partner nations in the Western Hemisphere during Space Symposium 39, April 8-11,...

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Brian Gibson, U.S. Space Command strategy, plans and policy director, signs a Memorandum of Agreement for a liaison officer with Maj. Gen. Eric Cólen, Brazilian Space Operations Center commander, during the 39th Annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 11, 2024. This agreement builds upon the relationship with Brazil and emphasizes the importance of South American nations to the space domain. USSPACECOM, working with Allies and Partners, plans, executes, and integrates military spacepower into multi-domain global operations in order to deter aggression, defend national interests, and when necessary, defeat threats.
USSPACECOM, Brazilian Air Force Sign Liaison Officer Agreement
By | April 11, 2024
U.S. Space Command and the Brazilian Air Force signed an arrangement to assign a Brazilian liaison officer to USSPACECOM, Apr. 11, 2024...

U.S. Army Maj. Gen Brian Gibson, U.S. Space Command strategy, plans and policy director, signs a Liaison Officer Memorandum of Agreement (LNO) with Spanish Maj. Gen. Isaac Crespo-Zaragoza, Spanish Space Command commander, during the 39th Annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 10, 2024. The LNO agreement allows for a liaison officer to become part of USSPACECOM to gain expertise and insight. USSPACECOM, working with Allies and Partners, plans, executes, and integrates military spacepower into multi-domain global operations in order to deter aggression, defend national interests, and when necessary, defeat threats.
USSPACECOM, Spanish Space Command Sign Liaison Officer Agreement
By | April 10, 2024
U.S. Space Command and the Spanish Space Command signed an arrangement to assign a Spanish liaison officer to USSPACECOM, Apr. 10, 2024...

Cape Canaveral SFS, April 2024 - A multinational team of rescue specialists, including three members from the Royal Canadian Air Force Search and Rescue along with Pararescue Specialist from the 38th Rescue Squadron from Moody AFB, Ga., underwent rigorous training at the Rescue Force Qualification Course taught by 1 AF, Det 3 Rescue Instructor Cadre. The course prepares rescue forces for alert posturing through comprehensive academics, ground, and water operations. Trainees are immersed in space medicine basics and trained on a practice spacecraft analogue for crew capsule functionalities, astronaut extrication techniques, and spacecraft hazard identification, culminating in capsule up-righting drills. This collaboration, requested by NASA, aims to broaden rescue capabilities for Commercial Crew Program launches and foster a closer bond between Det 3/SOC and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre, streamlining communication for global rescue missions.
Guardian Angels and Royal Canadian Air Force SAR Techs Solidify Space Rescue Skills Through Joint Training Effort
By Michael Sparks | April 10, 2024
CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, Fla. — In a landmark effort to enhance space rescue capabilities across international lines, the First Air Force (Air Forces Space), Det. 3 Instructor Cadre, recently conducted an extensive...

U.S. Space Force Gen. Stephen Whiting, U.S. Space Command commander, and Gen. Luis H. De León Pepelescov, Chief of Uruguayan Air Force, sign a Space Situational Awareness information-sharing agreement during Space Symposium 39 in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 9, 2024. USSPACECOM’s SSA program represents more than 185 partners from the commercial sector, academia, and foreign and intergovernmental organizations committed to enhancing the safety, stability, and sustainability of spaceflight for all.
USSPACECOM and Uruguayan Air Force Sign Space Situational Awareness Information Sharing Agreement
By | April 9, 2024
U.S. Space Command and the Uruguayan Air Force signed a Space Situational Awareness information sharing agreement, Apr. 9, 2024...

U.S. Space Force Gen. Stephen Whiting, U.S. Space Command commander, delivers keynote remarks to Space Symposium 39 attendees, April 9, 2024. Speaking to an audience representing all sectors of the space industry, Whiting emphasized the instrumental role of USSPACECOM’s partnerships in expanding a competitive advantage over the PRC and Russia, both now and in the decades to come.
Whiting underscores growing partnerships, capabilities required for competition, conflict at Space Symposium 39
By | April 9, 2024
U.S. Space Force Gen. Stephen Whiting, U.S. Space Command commander, opened the 39th annual Space Symposium at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 9, 2024...

U.S. Marine Corps Col. Richard Alverez, U.S. Space Command deputy chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Joseph Matos III, Marine Corps Forces Space Command commander, U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Michael Cederholm, I Marine Expeditionary Force commanding general, and U.S. Marine Corps Col. Col James McGrath, MARFORSPACE deputy commander pose for a photo during a visit to USSPACECOM Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 2, 2024. During their visit to USSPACECOM the two Marine leaders received several key briefs from USSPACECOM directorates to increase their understanding of the space domain and the unique relationship with the joint warfighter. USSPACECOM, working with Allies and Partners, plans, executes, and integrates military spacepower into multi-domain global operations in order to deter aggression, defend national interests, and when necessary, defeat threats (USSPACECOM photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Philip Wagner Jr.)
USSPACECOM hosts I MEF and MARFORSPACE
By | April 4, 2024
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Richard Alverez, U.S. Space Command deputy chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Joseph Matos III, Marine Corps Forces Space Command commander, U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Michael Cederholm, I Marine Expeditionary...