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With headquarters at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., the Space Vehicles Directorate serves as the Air Force's "Center of Excellence" for space technology research and development. The Directorate develops and transitions space technologies to provide space-based capabilities. Primary mission area thrusts include space-based intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, space situational awareness, space communications, position navigation and timing, and defensice space control (protecting space assets from man-made and natural effects).  The directorate also leverages commercial, civil and other government resources to stay one step ahead in space and to ensure America's advantage.
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       COL. DAVID GOLDSTEIN
Colonel David Goldstein is commander, Phillips Research Site and Materiel Wing Director, Space Vehicles Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory. For full biography, click here.
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