by Michael J. Coumatos, William B. Scott & William J. Birnes
Since 1954, the Air Force has led the nation in developing and employing capabilities in, from, and through space. Our capabilities are the envy of the world. However, space is now a warfighting domain and all Airmen need to understand the importance of space operations, along with the ramifications of failure in this unforgiving environment. This story, informed by realistic scenarios and inputs from Air Force space pioneers, provides a compelling narrative of the critical impact space will have in a future conflict.