The new Space Force vs an ossified, federated bureaucracy unable to react to threats from China and Russia. Peter Garretson.

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Image: Long March 2D launching off pad with VRSS-1: launch of the first Venezuelan Earth observation satellite, VRSS-1 / Miranda, by the LM-2D launch vehicle, from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, Gansu Province, China.
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What Space Command needs from Congress. @GarretsonPeter
. . . The House and Senate have passed different bills so they must be reconciled by a conference committee. Simply put, the House bill does the job, and the Senate version is wholly inadequate to protect American power and interests in space. . . . It’s becoming very clear that we’re in a serious space race with China, and Beijing has begun a bold strategic initiative. When it becomes clear to the American people that they’re behind, they’ll ask why we weren’t better prepared.
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