Federal space push is an opportunity for Washington (And for Crony Capitalists)
Big surprise that the Jet City newspaper is celebrating big “Space Force” bucks.
For the record the idea of a “space force” is not new. We remember being at the Air Force Academy in the early 2000s and hearing senior officers tout the emergence of an “Air and Space Force”.
(From The Seattle Times)
… this should renew Washington state efforts to be sure its universities, workers and growing cluster of space companies play substantial roles in these national investments.
While creating a new military branch for space is a concept in progress, the Pentagon plans to spend more than $65 billion between 2019 and 2023 to acquire space systems for national security, commerce and homeland security.