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History Quiz – week of Oct. 13


Last week’s question and answer:
The Joint National Test Facility (later Joint National Integration Center) opened at Falcon Air Force Base in 1990 to support what program initiated by President Ronald Reagan?  The JNTF (later JNIC) was a key component of President Reagan’s Space Defense Initiative.

This week’s question:
In August 1990, this head of state gave a speech at the newly opened JNTF.

a.    Ronald Reagan

b.    Boris Yeltsin

c.    Margaret Thatcher

d.    Pierre Trudeau

Responses to the quiz questions can be emailed to the 50th Space Wing historian at

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