Official: Space Futures Command should assess use case for refueling, cislunar operations

By Shelley K. Mesch / March 18, 2024 at 1:41 PM
Space Futures Command's first order of business should be determining the military worth of on-orbit refueling capabilities and cislunar operations, Lt. Gen. Shawn Bratton, deputy chief of space operations for strategy, plans, programs and requirements, said today. A new Space Futures Command , which is part of the Air Force’s “Reoptimization for Great Power Competition” plan, will be stood up to handle requirements generation and wargaming for the Space Force. It will assess whether and how the service can pursue...

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