• The President Wants a Space Force. He Might Get One

    6 days ago - By Wired

    Vice President Mike Pence's speech at the Pentagon laid out what a new US Space Force would do. It'll cost $8 billion to start.
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  • It's a dumb idea to make Trump's Space Force it's own military branch

    It's a dumb idea to make Trump's Space Force it's own military branch

    6 days ago - By The Next Web

    Vice President Mike Pence today unveiled the Trump administration's plans to form a sixth military branch called Space Force. It's a stupid idea. As a major science nerd, Star Wars fanatic, and lover of the cosmos the thought of Trump's Space Force causes my inner child to leap for joy and make weird laser sounds. But I'm not a child. I'm a grown up and a military veteran. And the US armed forces shouldn't be anyone's fantasy factory. Before we go any further, I'd like to make it perfectly clear that, were this bad idea to become a reality, my...
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  • Which of these six Space Force logos is the most, er, spacey? - CNET

    6 days ago - By CNET

    Trump's 2020 presidential campaign shared possible logos for the proposed new military branch, and Twitter users shot them down.
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  • Trump just put Space Force logos up for online voting

    Trump just put Space Force logos up for online voting

    6 days ago - By SlashGear

    Space Force looks more like a joke each time the Trump Administration mentions its name. Today is no different. Earlier in the day Vice President Mike Pence made a public speech about how the “Department of the Space Force” should be made official by the year 2020. This afternoon an email was sent to Trump supporters asking them to vote...
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  • VP Mike Pence unveils detailed plans for Space Force

    VP Mike Pence unveils detailed plans for Space Force

    6 days ago - By The Next Web

    US Vice President Mike Pence, speaking at the Pentagon today, revealed more details about a proposed new military branch, a “Space Force.” While we've known this was a project of the current administration, we've only today received details about how, exactly, it could actually be realized. According to Pence, this militarized Space Force would be part of the Defense Department, and they intended to create it by 2020. Pence also said President Trump would request $8 billion to spend on the space security systems over the next five years. Needless to say, this would require lots of new...
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  • Trump's PAC wants to know which Space Force logo you like best

    Trump's PAC wants to know which Space Force logo you like best

    6 days ago - By The Verge

    This morning, Vice President Pence detailed the administration's plans to create a Space Force , and now the Trump PAC wants to know which logo to use for the new branch of the military. The Trump Make America Great Again Committee emailed supporters today asking them to vote on six different Space Force logos. The plan is to create a “new line of gear” based on one of the designs.
    All six are stylized like the traditional mission patches that accompany most space launches. One of them seems to be the NASA logo but red and yellow. Another proclaims “Mars Awaits,” though the Space Force...
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