Editor’s Note: With the recent announcement of the creation of the United States Space Force as the 6th military branch we are reposting several articles that engage with a variety of issues in the space domain.
“I’m going to mandate that all of our launch ranges will be autonomous” – Gen Raymond
The Commander of Air Force Space Command, General Jay Raymond, gives his perspective on space as a warfighting domain, how to maintain the technological gap over our adversaries, and what the recent historical launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy means for the US military.
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The views expressed are those of the participants and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Air Force or the U.S. Government.