Jul 7, 2018
Jul 6, 2018
The map above and table below illustrate how the United States divides up the world and responsibilities by Unified Commands.
|United States Africa Command||USAFRICOM||October 1, 2007||Kelley Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany|
|United States Central Command||USCENTCOM||January 1, 1983||MacDill Air Force Base, Florida|
|United States European Command||USEUCOM||August 1, 1952||Patch Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany|
|United States Indo-Pacific Command||USINDOPACOM||January 1, 1947||Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii|
|United States Northern Command||USNORTHCOM||October 1, 2002||Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado|
|United States Southern Command||USSOUTHCOM||June 6, 1963||Doral, Florida|
Functional combatant commands
|United States Cyber Command||USCYBERCOM||May 4, 2018||Fort George G. Meade, Maryland|
|United States Special Operations Command||USSOCOM||April 16, 1987||MacDill Air Force Base, Florida|
|United States Strategic Command||USSTRATCOM||June 1, 1992||Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska|
|United States Transportation Command||USTRANSCOM||July 1, 1987||Scott Air Force Base, Illinois|
Two of the commands are located near our home at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida.
We just caught a hop from MacDill to Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Peterson is also home of a major US Command. Retired military personnel can ride Space Available on US Military planes - a nice benefit which encourages people to make careers in the military.
Jun 30, 2018
Click to view the video of the Mission To Mars
- mars.nasa.gov/merNew Day for Longest-Working Mars Rover NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity recorded the dawn of the rover's 4,999th Martian ... two-year extended mission ...
- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_missions_to_MarsList of missions to Mars ... Mars One, rover & ComSat mission: 2026: Orbiter ... Missions sent to the Martian system have returned data on Phobos and Deimos and ...
- Mars Rover - NASA animation of mission to Marsyoutube.com
- NASA Begins Building Next Mars Rover Missionyoutube.com
- Mission to Mars: Anticipating NASA Rover Touchdownpbs.org
- Mission to Mars | Red Planet Roveryoutube.com
- mars.nasa.gov/mslMars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity exploring the planet mars - facts, information, videos and pictures
- Nature· 19 hours agoOrbiter (TGO) has reached the ideal position to study the planet’s atmosphere, and has made its...
- NASA· 6 days agoGet the latest mission updates on the Curiosity rover directly from mission team members.
- Newswise· 5 days agoPhysics and is an expert in Martian geology and astrobiology. He is also the principal... Evolution...
- Nature· 19 hours ago
- www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZCRFRgSgasIn 2020, NASA will send a new rover to the Martian surface with one of its objectives to search for evidence of ancient life on the planet. I made this clip ...
- www.space.com/17963-mars-curiosity.htmlThe Mars Science Laboratory and its rover centerpiece, Curiosity, is the most ambitious Marsmission yet flown by NASA. The rover's primary mission is to find out if Mars is, or was, suitable for life.
- gizmodo.com/nasa-s-next-mars-rover-is-going-to...Should all go according to plan, NASA will launch its next Martian rover in July 2020. The robotic probe is still under construction, but early signs are that the next-gen rover will be equipped with an impressive assortment of high-tech gadgets. The rover is currently under construction at NASA’s ...
- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_Exploration_Rover_MissionNASA's Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission is an ongoing robotic space mission involving two Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, exploring the planet Mars.It began in 2003 with the launch of the two rovers: MER-A Spirit and MER-B Opportunity—to explore the Martian surface and geology; both landed on Mars at separate locations in January 2004.