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Sat Jan 16, 2021, 11:08 PM

Multiple states demand Space Command investigation

After losing a space race of sorts to Alabama, officials in New Mexico and other states that failed in their bid to host the U.S. Space Command are calling for an investigation into the selection process.

Several lawmakers said the U.S. Air Force appeared to be playing politics when it chose Redstone Arsenal outside of Huntsville, Alabama, over five other cities including Albuquerque, as the location for Space Command Headquarters.

Officials in New Mexico, Colorado and Nebraska all said there were better reasons to locate the command center at Air Force bases in their respective states.

Its no surprise the outgoing administration would make a politically-motivated decision on their way out the door, Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller said.

Read more: https://www.abqjournal.com/1536963/multiple-states-demand-space-command-investigation.html

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Jan 16, 2021, 11:10 PM

1. That's an easy one to fix. Cancel the program.

Its stupid and redundant.

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Response to Phoenix61 (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 16, 2021, 11:12 PM

2. Doesn't it violate some treaties as well? n/t

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Jan 16, 2021, 11:17 PM

3. Was going to reply but first....

I need to check my Commander Cody secret decoder ring.

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