Trump officially launches U.S. Space Command in counter to Russia, China threats
Space has been a warfighting domain for decades and I don’t have any delusions about how essential military is in maintaining the geopolitical balance that gives us the luxury of being able to talk about collaborative opportunities, but I hope the extensive combative language in Trump’s announcement doesn’t create new distance between international space collaborations.
I don’t believe there is anything new here other than Trump putting a dramatic spin on something that many nations around the globe are also doing. Space is a warfighting domain is very much tied to the cyber domain, which I think is something that many people already understand is a critical capability all nations need to develop.
Here’s an article I wrote a little while back regarding my take on Space Force.