John Connelly 9/26/2020
The US space launch industry is an object of envy from around the world
Lieutenant General John Thompson, Commander of the U.S. Air Force (Air Force) Space and Missile Systems Center, called the вЂњobject of envyвЂќ the world over.
вЂњThe United States space launch industry is an object of envy from around the world,вЂќ Thompson said. According to him, the U.S. success in the space launch market is due to SpaceX innovations.
According to the publication, the United States Air Force chose this company to launch the fifth and sixth satellites of the Global Positioning System (GPS) Under the updated agreement, the missions are expected to use the previously used first stages of the Falcon 9 heavy missile, вЂњwhich will save taxpayers 52.7 million dollars.
In September, U.S. Air Force Purchasing Director Will Roper said the military was impressed with Starlink's SpaceX satellites during the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) test in early September during the military exercise.
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