Air Force taking steps toward 'range of the future'

October 10, 2019 at 11:01 AM
The Air Force is making progress on an incremental plan to upgrade its space launch ranges with new infrastructure, safety mechanisms and updated procedures by the mid-2020s. Brig. Gen. Douglas Schiess, commander of the 45th Space Wing at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, said this week during a Mitchell Institute event the service is working to transition its "range of the future" concept into an architecture. The current focus, he said, is on establishing that architecture -- an effort...

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