Air Force Preparing To Take Legacy Space Fence Sites Offline By October

By Courtney Albon / August 13, 2013 at 1:10 AM
Air Force Space Command is preparing to cease operation of the Space Surveillance System by Oct. 1 -- a move forced by sequestration, according to a press release issued this evening. The command has directed the 21st Space Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, CO, to discontinue operations and begin preparing to close the site this fall, by the end of fiscal year 2013. The service will make a final decision on this and other budget issues in the next...

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