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Tag: mission
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • Providing access to space through innovation

    The U.S. Air Force and Space Command are powered by innovation. Because of this, Vandenberg Air Force Base is continually making improvements to base facilities, equipment and the way Airmen and mission partners do their job in order to complete the space mission.
  • Year in Review: Milestones pave way for bright future

    This past year brought a unprecedented focus on the ever evolving space and cyberspace warfighting realms, with the 50th Space Wing advancing its dominance as the epicenter of space through a series of notable achievements.
  • USAFA cadets experience Schriever mission

    Throughout June and July, more than 50 United States Air Force Academy cadets traveled down the road to visit Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, as part of the Operation Air Force program.
  • NASA assigns crews to first test flights, missions on commercial spacecraft

    NASA introduced to the world on Friday the first U.S. astronauts who will fly on American-made, commercial spacecraft to and from the International Space Station – an endeavor that will return astronaut launches to U.S. soil for the first time since the space shuttle’s retirement in 2011.
  • Wing CC praises execution of first-ever ops

    Col. Jennifer Grant, commander of the 50th Space Wing, called together wing members to praise the milestone operations that took place the weekend before, during two all-calls, Feb. 22.“I wanted a chance to get all hands together to talk with you and to say thank you,” Grant said. “Everybody in this room knows this was not an easy task.”“This”
  • 50th OSS leads, develops future space operators

    The 50th Operations Support Squadron is responsible for directing space superiority support operations for the Department of Defense’s largest composite satellite wing and global Command and Control Network.
  • CCIP, IG ensure Team Schriever stays ready

    “Stay ready in the off season” is a not only a motto intended for athletes, but something all Schriever members should strive for on a daily basis.
  • UPDATE: DMSP F-19 to end mission

    The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Flight 19 will soon cease transmitting weather data after nearly three and a half years of operational service to DoD and civilian agencies.
  • Obituary: Farewell to SVN-35

    June 10, 2016, was a sad day for 2nd Space Operations Squadron as it said goodbye to one of its older children – GPS Satellite Vehicle No. 35.
  • 50 OG holds SMF transition event

    Coinciding with a commander’s call, the 50th Operations Group hosted a Space Mission Force transition event May 26 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.
  • 3 SOPS selects launch teams

    The 3rd Space Operations Squadron selected eight Airmen to be part of the Launch and Early Orbit teams April 21 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.

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