The Space Force is an indispensable part of that forward-looking vision; it represents a key instrument of American technological leadership and diplomacy.
Given the curvature of the Earth, as well as the speed, altitude, and maneuverability of hypersonics, the only way to provide coverage is to place sensors in orbit around the Earth.
[T]he Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed earlier this Fall between NASA and the U.S. Space Force represents a major forward step in comprehensive national spacepower.
With a focus on China, the United States, and India, this book examines the economic ambitions of the second space race.
Washington is facing a critical arms control dilemma, with the New START Treaty due to expire, Russia developing a range of strategic weapons outside the treaty, and China meanwhile significantly building up its nuclear forces.