Space Force: This Is All Very Real

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On December 20, 2019, President Trump formally authorized the creation of the United States Space Force. This session examines how this new sixth branch of the military alters America's overall approach to defense, as well as discuss the implications of USSF to the fast-growing commercial space industry. The space race continues to accelerate with DoD empowering a new industrial supply chain championed by startups and non-traditional investors. 

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Van Espahbodi

Starburst Ventures

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Colonel Eric Felt

United States Air Force

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Colonel Jennifer Krolikowski

United States Air Force

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