Tag: Space Command

Huntsville Picked for Headquarters of New U.S. Space Command

The Pentagon has selected Huntsville’s Redstone Arsenal as the headquarters for the nation’s new U.S. Space Command.

“We will make you proud of your decision,’’ Huntsville mayor Tommy Battle said Wednesday in a statement. “We look forward to the partnership with the U.S. Space Command and pledge to make it a success from day one.’’

The Air Force said Huntsville is the “preferred and reasonable’’ site pending a required environmental impact study — considered a routine process —

that should be finished by 2023. Six cities were in contention for the selection. Read more.