Why Trump’s ‘Space Force’ isn’t as crazy as it sounds

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President Trump directed the Department of Defense to begin plans to form a U.S. Space Force. The idea of forming a sixth military branch shocked some, but it’s not a new idea. Here’s how we got here…

President Donald Trump on Monday relaunched his call for a Space Force and used a National Space Council meeting to direct the Pentagon ASAP to create a new command in the Defense Department.

One problem: Congress needs to sign off on the plan first – and it probably won’t any time soon.

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