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Maj. Gen. John Shaw: Space Force Needs to Focus on ’22nd Century Warfare’

Maj. Gen. John Shaw, head of Space Force Space Operations Command, said the Space Force plans to form an independent identity that is focused on “22nd century warfare” and builds on lessons learned not just from the Air Force but also from other services such as the Army and the Navy, Breaking Defense reported Friday.

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NASA Safety Panel Issues 2019 Report

NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel has released its report on the space agency's efforts to promote safety across 2019 activities. The 2019 ASAP report focused on efforts to qualify systems for the agency's space exploration and Commercial Crew Program activities, NASA said Wednesday.

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President Trump OKs Bill Against Bot Calls; John Thune Quoted

President Donald Trump has placed his signature on a bill that aims to address bot-based scam calls via various implementations across industry and government, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence, now signed into law, would direct phone service providers to offer free call-blocking services to customers.

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Cyberspace Solarium Commission May Complete Defense Report by March

A legislative commission has drafted a strategic report on the federal government's cyber defense, and is nearing the document's finalization, The Hill reported Wednesday. Lawmakers and industry executives make up the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, which according to officials, could finalize the strategy by March.

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Senate OKs Bill to Address Automatic Scam Calls; John Thune Quoted

The Senate has passed a bill that aims to address bot-generated scam calls, following the House's earlier approval, Stateline reported Friday. The Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence or TRACED Act would direct service providers to block these calls without mandating additional charges.

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