Colorado Springs would be an ideal location for future Space Command headquarters, say lawmakers in the Centennial State.
Last week the Department of the Air Force announced the six candidate locations being considered for the headquarters of the U.S. Space Command.
The six locations include Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico, Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska, Patrick Air Force Base in Florida, Port San Antonio, Texas; and Redstone Army Airfield in Alabama, the Department of the Air Force said in a statement.
Peterson Air Force Base is currently the Command’s provisional headquarters. The long-term Space Command headquarters will be selected in early 2021.
SPACE COMMAND HEADQUARTERS WILL BE IN ONE OF THESE SIX STATES, AIR FORCE ANNOUNCES
Virtual and on-site visits will now be conducted at the six candidate locations before the headquarters site is chosen, according to the Department of