Short Doc - Commanding Space: The Story Behind the Space Force

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Short Doc - Commanding Space: The Story Behind the Space Force.

When President Trump announced plans to create a new military service for space in 2018, it took many by surprise. But the idea of creating a Space Force had been simmering behind the scenes for decades.

This short documentary looks at the history of the Space Force debate and how it became a top priority for the Trump administration and some members of Congress.

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