Trump signing directive to clean up space junk

Trump signing directive to clean up space junk

The president was speaking at the third meeting of the National Space Council, revived after a quarter of a century.

The president's latest directive indicates that importance of American dominance in space is related to national security. Bill Nelson (D-FL) suggested that the president's plan may be in for a rough ride on Capitol Hill: "The president told a United States general to create a new Space Force as 6th branch of military today, which generals tell me they don't want".

Mescall may be echoing the sentiments of a large segment of the American population who supports Trump's call for the US Space Force. It is so important. "That's a big step", he said in the White House on Monday.

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Trump also said he will sign a directive to set up a framework for "space traffic management" to deal with congestion in the Earth's orbit, arguing current regulations are "out of date".

Do you think the United States should have a militarized space force? "We must have American dominance in space", he said in his address to the advisory body led by Vice President Mike Pence. He said its creation will be overseen by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford.

In the 1950s, President Dwight Eisenhower established two separate space programs - a civilian one that became NASA, and a military one. "We will establish a long term presence, expand our economy and build our foundation to an eventual mission to mars, which is actually going to happen very quickly", he said.

Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White responded: "We understand the President's guidance".

- Mark Knoller (@markknoller) June 18, 2018BREAKING: Trump announces he's directing Pentagon to create "space force" as independent service branch.

United States President Donald Trump on Monday said the U.S. will continue to dominate in space while pledging not to let countries like China and Russian Federation outpace it.

This framing is much different than what's being offered up in the most recent House version of the National Defense Authorization Act, which would establish a "Space Corps" that operates as a unit in the Air Force.

The service branches have yet to issue statements in response to Mr. Trump's order, and it remains unclear what role NASA would play in the creation of the new space-based military branch.



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