The Trump Administration’s plan to create a sixth branch of the Armed Services named Space Force will he the topic of the next meeting of the National Space Council on Tuesday.
The council, which is chaired by Vice President Mike Pence, will hear from three witnesses:
- Ret. Lt. Gen. James K. “Kevin” McLaughlin, former Deputy Commander, U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), Fort Meade, Maryland;
- Doug Loverro, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy in the Obama Administration; and,
- Mark Sirangelo, former head of the space division at Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC).