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392d CTS completes its first USEUCOM-focused SPACE FLAG exercise > United States Space Force > News
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392d CTS completes its first USEUCOM-focused SPACE FLAG exercise > United States Space Force > News

By Space Training and Readiness Command Public Affairs / Published December 19, 2022 SCHRIEVER SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The 392d Combat Training Squadron under Delta 1, Space Training and Readiness Command, recently completed SPACE FLAG 23-1, which provided combat training to both U.S. and Coalition forces.   SPACE FLAG 23-1, which ran from Dec. 5-16, was the third Coalition SPACE FLAG and the 16th iteration of the SPACE FLAG exercise series. 23-1 was the first in the SPACE FLAG program to exercise combat tactics in a U.S. European Command scenario.   “Last February I asked my team to explore how we could amplify and expand Guardian training with USEUCOM problem sets,” said U.S....
U.S. military, NASA relationship on display with Artemis 1 mission > United States Space Force > News
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U.S. military, NASA relationship on display with Artemis 1 mission > United States Space Force > News

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- U.S. Space Command demonstrated the more than 50-year partnership between the Department of Defense and NASA through its support to the recovery and retrieval of the Artemis 1 Orion capsule Dec. 11.Artemis 1 launched into space on November 16, aboard NASA’s Space Launch Systems and re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere on Dec. 11, following a 26-day, 1.4-million-mile mission.As important as the validation that Orion could return safely to earth, is the confirmation that recovery efforts belonging to multiple government organizations are ready to respond. To properly unify these elements, DoD designated the United States Space Command as the manager of human space flight support.“From providing rescue and recovery forces, to Space Domain Awar...
Delta 2 leverages Space Domain Awareness in support of Artemis I > United States Space Force > News
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Delta 2 leverages Space Domain Awareness in support of Artemis I > United States Space Force > News

By 1st Lt. Hillary Gibson / Published December 12, 2022 PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo -- Guardians at Space Delta 2 honed their skills in Space Domain Awareness by supporting Artemis I’s 25-day, 1.4-million-mile mission.   On November 16, 2022, NASA’s Artemis I successfully launched from Space Launch Complex 39B. This landmark event marks the first successful launch of the Orion spacecraft and Space Launch System rocket. Artemis I reentered Earth’s atmosphere on December 11, 2022.   “Providing support to the Artemis I mission allows Delta 2 sensors to test cislunar tracking tactics, techniques, and procedures for future crewed missions,” said Col Marc A. Brock, Space Delta 2 co...
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VCSO visits Pittsburgh to kick off STEMtoSpace 2022 > United States Space Force > News

PITTSBURGH, Penn. -- Vice Chief of Space Operations Gen. David D. Thompson recently traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as part of a two-day civic engagement tour to further knowledge about the U.S. Space Force, advocate for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education and visit academic institutions conducting research and development for space technologies.   During the visit Thompson met with ROTC cadets at the University of Pittsburgh, toured Carnegie Mellon University and the Moonshot Museum and Astrobotics headquarters, as well as spoke to more than 300 K-12 students at the Carnegie Science Center.   During the event at the Carnegie Science Center, Thompson helped kick off the Space Force’s “STEMtoSpace” out...