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By: Mandy Mayfield 3/23/2020 | National Defense
As the fanfare around the new military service dies down, many unanswered questions surrounding the structure of the Space Force still remain.
By: Tom Roeder 3/15/2020 | Colorado Gazette
Before coronavirus scuttled it, local leaders were looking forward to the Space Symposium as a showcase for Colorado Springs in its bid to retain U.S. Space Command.
They're not giving up.
By: Laurie Kellman 3/12/2020 | AP News
The notes started popping up on Congress’ office doors this week. Elbow greetings only. A six-foot radius. And that’s for lawmakers who are taking visitors at all.
“No offense,” read one, posted outside the office of North Carolina Rep. David Price, D-N.C. “Just makes sense.”
By: Joseph Trevithick 3/12/2020 | The Warzone
By Joey Bunch- Colorado Politics
There for a brief moment, perhaps, the Republicans and Democrats agreed on something this week: the fight against coronavirus, and its suspected arrival in Colorado, is serious.
By: Associated Press 2/23/2020 | Military Times
Graduates from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado are expected to cross-commission into the Space Force this spring, military officials said.
By: Vince Bzdek 2/24/2020 | Colorado Gazette
Captain Kirk, as we all know, learned to fly spaceships at Starfleet Academy, which has a nice view of the Golden Gate Bridge in the fictional "Star Trek" universe.
By: Erin Prater, Jerry Herman, and Tom Roeder 2/20/2020 | Colorado Gazette
President Donald Trump is "strongly considering" Colorado Springs for the home of U.S. Space Command and intends to decide on a permanent location by the end of the year, Colorado Gov. Polis said Thursday.
By: Tom Roeder 2/12/2020 | Colorado Gazette
As lawmakers ready to battle for defense dollars, Colorado Springs U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn said the Trump administration’s budget proposal puts the city in a good position to keep U.S. Space Command.
By: Sandra Erwin 2/11/2020 | Space News
The Pentagon’s budget request for fiscal year 2021 includes $88 million to complete the construction of a Consolidated Space Operations Facility at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.