Space Force Ups the Launch Ante

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A Falcon 9 rocket carrying a payload of Starlink satellites lifts off from Cape Canaveral AFS as the first official U.S. Space Force launch.
Credit: Airman 1st Class Zoe Thacker/U.S. Air Force
The U.S. Space Force is taking steps to achieve the previously unfathomable goal of launch on demand for both commercial and military customers. The 45th Space Wing is calling the new goal “Set the Pace for Space,” Brig. Gen. Douglas Schiess, 45th Space Wing commander and Eastern Range director...

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