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State lawmaker wants to bring Space Force headquarters to Michigan

Associated Press

The resolution follows on the heels of the city of Sterling Heights submitting a bid for consideration to be the site of Space Force’s command center. 

Republican State Senator Michael MacDonald introduced the resolution. He says he wants to turn Michigan into a “space state.” 

“We can launch satellites like any of the coastal states because of our water but what we can do that they can’t is we’re safe, we’re secure in the middle of the country where they are vulnerable. Any defense initiative should run out of Michigan.”

MacDonald says efforts are already underway to bring two satellite launch sites to Michigan. 

He says if the state can attract a command center, it would allow him to “demand” Space Force be headquartered in Michigan.

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