The United States has set up space command, six bases have become candidate headquarters, and the space race has begun

Recently, according to US defense news reports, the United States has established the first space command. The US Air Force announced on Thursday that six bases have become candidate headquarters and passed the first round of screening, but the specific one is still under consideration. According to the current global information trend, the space race has begun! < / P > < p > the six locations include four air bases: Cortland Air Force Base in New Mexico, ofafat Air Force Base in Nebraska, Patrick Air Force Base in Florida and Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado, red stone army airport in Alabama and San Antonio port in Texas, and the last location was former Kelly air force base The location of the military base is currently the location of the air force national guard and reserve service. < / P > < p > the air force has evaluated each site and is now conducting virtual and on-site visits to each candidate site to determine which site is most appropriate to establish the U.S. space command headquarters, based on factors related to mission, infrastructure capabilities, community support, and Department of defense costs. < / P > < p > in 2019, a memorandum listing the possible locations of us space command was leaked to the media, including four bases in Colorado: Buckley air force base, Cheyenne Mountain Air Force base, Peterson air force base and Shriver air force base, as well as Redstone Arsenal and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. In March, deputy space force commander David Thompson told the house military committee that he had been instructed to restart competition, and in May the air force announced new standards for headquarters. < / P > < p > the current candidate sites are geographically more widely distributed than in the initial list, with only one Colorado base in contention. At the same time, Vandenberg Air Force base has been removed from the list of candidate bases, and it appears that the Florida delegation has successfully raised the profile of its local base. < / P > < p > the new headquarters is expected to accommodate 1400 military and civilian personnel. In addition, the new command may attract major players in the aerospace industry and government contractors, all of which will benefit the economy of a region and increase employment. American companies begin to give up R & D: who should pay for corporate research?

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