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    Air Force Space Command Milestone: Air Force Activates Space Command

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, CO, UNITED STATES

    09.01.2012

    Video by Staff Sgt. Joshua Arends 

    Air Force Space Command

    This is a :60 PSA on the birth of Air Force Space Command. It's part of a "milestone" video series that will be released through the coming year.

    The United States Air Force activated Space Command on 1 September 1982, under General James Hartinger's leadership, to assume responsibility for space related functions. An increasing number of unmanned military satellite projects reached maturity in the 1970s and 1980s. To manage these complex projects, some of which made possible verification of the arms control and nuclear test ban treaties, HQ USAF established this operational space command. It was re-designated as Air Force Space Command on Nov. 15, 1985. Also available in high definition.

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    VIDEO INFO

    Date Taken: 09.01.2012
    Date Posted: 09.27.2012 12:54
    Category: PSA
    Video ID: 157066
    VIRIN: 120901-F-TU389-060
    Filename: DOD_100500780
    Length: 00:01:00
    Location: PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, CO, US 

    Web Views: 108
    Downloads: 9
    High-Res. Downloads: 9
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