Hexbyte Tech News Wired The President Wants a Space Force. He Might Get One.

Hexbyte Tech News Wired

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Vice President Mike Pence’s speech at the Pentagon laid out what a new US Space Force would do. It’ll cost $8 billion to start.

Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired

Vice President Mike Pence’s speech at the Pentagon laid out what a new US Space Force would do. It’ll cost $8 billion to start.

Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

If policymaking is never easy, and military policymaking is very difficult, it stands to reason that space military policymaking is basically impossible. Yet today, in a speech at the Pentagon, Vice President Mike Pence announced the formation of a sixth branch of the US armed services: a SPACE FORCE!

But can that really happen? Well, let’s proceed with the go/no-go. SPACE FORCE!

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