- SpaceX CEO Elon Musk welcomed the newly-launched Space Force on Twitter Friday night, saying only “Starfleet begins.”
- His two word tweet at the Space Force Twitter account, which made reference to “Star Trek,” came shortly after President Donald Trump singed the National Defense Authorization Act of 2020, launching Space Force.
- Space Force is the first new military service launched in more than 70 years.
- Musk has previously issued support for the creation of Space Force.
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