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Showing posts with label Huntsville Alabama. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Huntsville Alabama. Show all posts

Friday, January 15, 2021

Despite Objections, US Air Force's Space Command Headed to the Rocket City in Alabama

Huntsville, nicknamed Rocket City, has long been home to the Army’s Redstone Arsenal and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center

US Air Force's Space Command Headed to Alabama, Despite Objections


Article Excerpt: "... U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama said Barrett told him the decision was based “solely on merit and the interests of national security." Brooks suggested politics will be at play if the site gets moved back to Colorado under the new administration. “Partisan politics should not play a role in national security. Time will tell what happens in a red state when the federal government is totally dominated by Democrats,” the Republican congressman said. The Secretary of the Air Force said Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville had been selected for the new headquarters..."


Reference: www.nbcnewyork.com

Colorado Lawmakers Angry Over Losing to the Rocket City (Huntsville, Alabama) on Space Command Headquarters


Colorado Lawmakers Angry Over Losing to Alabama on Space Command HQ


Article Excerpt: "... While Redstone is the service's preferred location, the Air Force said in a separate release that the other locations remain reasonable alternatives until an environmental impact analysis on Redstone is complete. The final decision is expected in 2023, according to the release. In addition to Redstone, Huntsville, sometimes known by the nickname The Rocket City, hosts the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, the Missile Defense Agency, Army Space and Missile Command, Army Aviation and Missile Command, the Defense Intelligence Agency/Missile and Space Intelligence Center..."


Reference: www.military.com

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Rocket City Picked as Home of New Space Command Headquarters


Rocket City Picked as Home of New Space Command Headquarters


Article Excerpt: "... An Air Force spokesperson told Military.com on Wednesday that the Army's Redstone Arsenal has been selected as the preferred location. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a separate announcement regarding the news. Huntsville, already home to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center as well as Redstone, is sometimes known by the nickname The Rocket City ..."


Reference: www.military.com

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

AL.com: US Space Command headquarters coming to Huntsville, Alabama


US Space Command headquarters coming to Huntsville, Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... The Air Force has recommended the Army’s Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala., as its preferred location for the headquarters of its new Space Command, at least four sources tell AL.com. An announcement has been scheduled at 2 p.m., sources said. Winning the base would mean at least 1,600 new jobs..."


Reference: www.al.com