History Quiz - week of June 22
50th Space Wing Public Affairs
/ Published June 19, 2017
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --
Last week’s question and answer:
The Consolidated Space Operations Center turnover from Air Force Systems Command to Air Force Space Command occurred incrementally over several years. What associated turnover occurred on October 1, 1987?
On that date, the Air Force Satellite Control Network common user element transferred from Air Force Systems Command to Air Force Space Command.
This week’s question:
In 1959, remote tracking stations for satellite operations opened at Hawaii, Vandenberg Air Force Base, New Hampshire and other locations. The next expansion of the network occurred in 1961, when three additional sites opened. Name one of those sites.
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