Minister for Defence Procurement Jeremy Quin and Military Chiefs at the new UK Space Command.

UK Space Command officially launched

From: Ministry of Defence and Jeremy Quin MP, Published by UK Government, 30 July 2021 Space Command will protect UK interests and capabilities in Space A special ceremony held at Space Command Headquarters, RAF High Wycombe yesterday marked the official opening of UK Space Command, with the first ‘Space Operator’

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Currently, the U.S. government’s space tracking mission is still handled by the Pentagon. Getty Images

As Space Junk Multiplies, Pentagon Is Stuck Tracking It for Civilians

By Jacqueline Feldscher, Published by Defense One, 27 May 2021 Private industry is launching at a pace with which the military’s space-surveillance system can’t keep up. Now lawmakers say the Commerce Department’s fix is running late. It’s been nearly three years since the U.S. Commerce Department was ordered to start

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