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U.S. Space Command headquarters expected to locate at Colorado base: congressman

U.S. Space Command headquarters expected to locate at Colorado base: congressman
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Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn said Wednesday the command will officially start operations at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs next month. Lamborn says he hopes the Pentagon will chose Peterson for the command’s permanent headquarters.

President Donald Trump formally launched Space Command in December.

It’s designed to improve the organization of the military’s vast space operations amid growing concerns that China and Russia are working on ways to disrupt or destroy U.S. satellites.

Lamborn said Colorado Springs is a logical site for the new command because it’s already home to several military space operations.
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