Construction is complete on the Long-Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) at Clear Space Force Station in the Interior. Now testing begins.
The Alaska Aerospace Corporation’s first commercial customer at the Pacific Spaceport Complex on Kodiak Island finally had success launching a rocket to orbit. California-based Astra Space sent up its 43-foot, two-stage Launch Vehicle 0007 on Friday night, carrying a dummy payload as a test for the US Space Force.
The renaming was part of ongoing efforts to develop the Space Force, the United States’ sixth military branch, while identifying those Air Force installations that currently execute Space operations with Space Force Guardian personnel.