U.S. President Donald Trump announced this week that he had ordered his country's military to establish a space force. "We must have American dominance in space", Trump said before a meeting of his National Space Council.
Twitter shared a wealth of reactions to creation of a Space Force, most told in jest to the new potential branch of the military.
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However, the US Congress would need to pass a law authorising the Trump administration to create any new branch of the military, media reports said.
Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to carry out the assignment. "We may even have a space force".
'The essence of the American character is to explore new horizons and to tame new frontiers'.
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He says the Space Force would help enhance other military capabilities, including surveillance and assisting troops on the ground, while not necessarily having soldiers in space.
The US president said on Monday it would bolster national security and the economy with the creation of jobs. And the Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base in California, designs and buys most of the Pentagon's space systems, while also overseeing satellite and other aircraft launches. Congress would have to pass legislation to authorize a new branch of the military fully compatible with the authorizations of existing military structures. It is unclear, as of this writing, if the Republican-dominated Congress intends to provide money for Trump's proposed Space Force. Protecting those space-based assets also is critical given the development of anti-satellite weapons by China and Russian Federation.
Trump also used the White House event to establish a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space. This would act as a jumping off point for sending astronauts to Mars. When we go to the moon, we're going, as the president said in his speech, this time we're going to stay. Whatever side of the political spectrum you're on, hopefully we're all in agreement that space operations are important. Space is for telecommunication, navigation, Earth observation satellites and so many other purposes that we take for granted. In May, he said, "But to look at the problem means we have to look afresh at it, and where are the specific problems, break them down, and if an organizational construct has to change, then I'm wide open to it".
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