Trump Signs Order to Create US Space Command

ㅤ"The goal is to set up a command to oversee and organize space operations, accelerate technical advances and find more effective ways to defend U.S. assets in space, including the vast constellations of satellites that American forces rely on for navigation, communications and surveillance. The move comes amid growing concerns that China and Russia are working on ways to disrupt, disable or even destroy U.S. satellites.
ㅤThe new order is separate from the President’s much touted goal of creating a ‘Space Force’ as an independent armed service branch, but is considered a first step in that direction."

Full story at Newsmax. Posted here on 12/18/18. See "space command, space force."