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Starship troopers? Trump eyes space force, calls cosmos āwar-fighting domainā
US President #DonaldTrump has floated the creation of a Space Force, a new military branch to utilize outer space as a āwar domain,ā just like land, air or sea. Apart from that, he promised the Americans will soon reach Mars.
Speaking to a crowd of Marines at Miramar Air Station in #SanDiego, #California, Trump said his administration may consider establishing what he termed theĀ āSpace Force.āĀ The new arm of the US military would operate just like the Army or Air Force, only in outer space. āMy new national strategy for space recognizes that space is a war-fighting domain, just like the land, air and sea. We may even have a Space Force. We have the Air Force. We will have a Space Force,āĀ Trump said, asĀ quotedĀ by AP.
Noting that many service members, including sailors, airmen and marines, had become astronauts in the past, Trump said the militaryĀ āwill be vital to ensuring America continues to lead the way into the stars.ā Itās unclear, however, if Trumpās words can be taken at face value or if he was just baiting the media. The president went on, telling the audience that when he first entertained the idea he first thought it was no more than a joke. āYou know, I was saying it the other day ācause we're doing a tremendous amount of work in space,āĀ Trump revealed.Ā āI said, āMaybe we need a new force. We'll call it the space force.ā And I was not really serious, and then I said āWhat a great idea, maybe we'll have to do that.āā This is not the first time the tycoon-turned-president has touted the militarization of space. Last year, heĀ urgedĀ theĀ āreclaiming [of] Americaās proud destiny in space,āĀ asserting thatĀ āspace has so much to do with so many other applications, including a military application.ā Some binding international agreements, such as the 1967 Outer Space Treaty, to which the US is party, prohibit the militarization of space as well as using Earthās orbit to install military objects and weapons systems. So far, no country has a military branch using space as an operat