'Buzzwords and bureaucracy': Space Force announcement sparks political feuds


Do you approve of the creation of a United States Space Force?

It is noted that during a speech to the spaceport Cape Canaveral, the President of the United States of America stated that the country is a leader in the space and must not let China, Russia or other countries to get ahead of myself.

Trump announced that there will be a sixth branch of U.S. Military: A space force.

The military deemed space a critical war-fighting domain, creating the Colorado-based Air Force Space Command in 1982.

Asked whether the formation of the the US Space Force could spark a renewed space race, Geng said that China was "even more opposed to treating outer space as a battleground".

Trump had previously suggested the possibility of creating a space unit that would include portions equivalent to parts of the Air Force, Army and Navy.

"When it comes to space, too often, for too many years, dreams of exploration and discovery were really squandered by politics and bureaucracy, and we knocked that out", Trump said Monday at a meeting of the National Space Council, according to a White House pool report.

Trump said he didn't want "China and Russian Federation and other countries leading us".

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'The essence of the American character is to explore new horizons and to tame new frontiers'.

The somewhat overshadowed directive, "seeks to address the challenges of a congested space environment", said Executive secretary of the National Space Council Scott Pace. This would have had the new branch of the military acting under the Air Force.

"My administration is reclaiming America's heritage as the world's greatest space-faring nation", he went on.

Trump also promised that will soon return to the United States on the moon and will reach Mars, - stated in the message. Protecting those space-based assets also is critical given the development of anti-satellite weapons by China and Russian Federation.

It is reported that Donald trump has signed a Directive aimed at reducing the amount of clutter on the satellite orbit of the planet, as satellite bandwidth is growing.

Similarly, while Chinese officials have always stressed the country's "peaceful motives" behind its space exploration and utilization China has developed and tested anti-satellite and antiballistic missile weapons, that analysts say could disrupt and destroy most U.S. communication satellites. "Separate but equal, it is going to be something so important".

The plan has support from influential members of Congress. It also sets up new guidelines for satellite design and operation, to avoid collisions and spacecraft breakups. "We're going to have the Space Force", he said. Space is for telecommunication, navigation, Earth observation satellites and so many other purposes that we take for granted.

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