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Subject:  Space, the final military frontier Date:  6/28/2021  4:59 AM
Author:  desertdaveataol Number:  38625 of 38648

Space Force is preparing to 'protect and defend vital U.S. interests in and beyond Earth-orbit', sparking fears of war on the Moon, according to Air Force report

A new report says American military interests will increase to cislunar space, the area surrounding the Moon

It comes as other countries find ways into the area, sparking fears of territory disputes

Military officials are now planning to develop spacecrafts for missions to the area

The report from the Air Force Research Laboratory's Space Vehicles Directorate detailed the issues military space professionals would face in the region

It will require new tracking systems and new trajectory equations, which the AFRL is working on with new projects

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