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Space Force moving forward with first rocket launch despite COVID-19 concerns

The Space Force is moving ahead with a crucial national security launch Thursday, even as installations around the country telework due to COVID-19.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 10 Iridium communications satellites from Space Launch Complex 4 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, Oct. 9. 2017 at 5:37 a.m.

'A dangerous situation in space' — Russian spacecraft are reportedly trailing a US spy satellite

The two Russian satellites have come within 100 miles of the U.S. satellite and the United States has raised concerns about the matter to Moscow through diplomatic channels, Space Force Commander Gen. John Raymond told TIME Magazine