The U.S. Air Force has narrowly avoided being split apart to form a Space Corps, with lawmakers agreeing instead to consolidate authority for “organizing, training and equipping” U.S. space forces under Air Force Space Command. The House initially had voted in favor of a legislative provision in its version of the fiscal 2018 national defense authorization bill that would have realigned military space programs under a new Space Corps within the Air Force. Instead, provisions in ...

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