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  • CSO, CMSSF announce SSC organizational structure during LAAFB visit

    Top leadership from the U.S. Space Force visited Los Angeles Air Force Base, April 7-8, 2021.U.S. Space Force Gen. John "Jay" Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, and Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman, led a Senior Leader Summit, engaged with Civic Leaders, and held an All Call during their two-day visit which
  • Space Systems Command geared to deliver swift, responsive space capabilities

    The Space Force released the organizational structure for its new Space Systems Command April 8. The Command is set to officially stand up in summer 2021 once all required conditions are met to re-designate the Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, as SSC headquarters.
  • SBIRS GEO-5 delivered to Cape Canaveral in preparation for launch

    The U.S. Space Force's Space and Missile Systems Center successfully delivered the fifth Space Based Infrared System satellite to the processing facility at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., Mar. 18, 2021.
  • SMC TAP Lab Grand Re-Opening, Ribbon Cutting

    BOULDER, Colo. –The Space and Missile Systems Center celebrated the grand re-opening of its Tools Applications and Processing (TAP) Lab facility on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
  • SMC equips military GPS capability to Allies

    The United States Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center has established a three-year multinational project arrangement, which authorizes the loan of Military Code capable Global Positioning System Precise Positioning Service receiver cards to partnering nations for laboratory and field testing.
  • Virtual Reserve unit training assembly a win for SMC

    More than 70 Individual Mobilized Augmentee Reservists assigned to the Space and Missile Systems Center came together virtually Feb. 27-28, 2021, for a Reserve Unit Training Assembly weekend.
  • Airmen, Guardians honored by cast of heroes

    LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Members of the Space and Missile Systems Center and the 61st Air Base Group joined Disney and Marvel Studios during a virtual launch event for their latest series, “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier," here, March 6.
  • CMSAF Bass joins SMC’s virtual speed-mentoring event

    Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif. – The Space and Missile Systems Center hosted a virtual speed-mentoring event for selected Airmen and Guardians of all ranks March 9, 2021.
  • United States Space Force awards four task orders valued at $385 million in support of FY21 Phase 2 Launch Missions

    LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE - EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – The Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), in partnership with the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), awarded four National Security Space missions to Space Exploration Technologies, Inc. (SpaceX) and United Launch Alliance (ULA) under the Phase 2 Launch Service Procurement contracts on Mar 09, 2021. SMC’s Launch Enterprise awarded USSF-36 and NROL-69 to SpaceX (both using the Falcon 9 launch vehicle) and USSF-112 and USSF-87 to ULA (both using the Vulcan Centaur launch vehicle).
  • USSF, SMC launches sounding rocket for AFRL experiment

    The U.S. Space Force and the Space and Missile Systems Center's Launch Enterprise successfully launched an experimental research payload for the Air Force Research Laboratory March 3, 2021, from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility.The payload was aboard a Terrier-Terrier-Oriole Sounding Rocket and the successful mission was full of many firsts for SMC’s