Colorado: Governor Polis Leads Five Other States in Urging the Federal Government to Create the Space National Guard

DENVER ~ Today, five governors from across the United States have sent a letter to Secretary Kendall urging for the creation of the Space National Guard. The governors, Governor Polis, Governor Mike Dunleavy, Governor Gavin Newsom, Governor Josh Green and Governor Kathy Hochul, are advocating for the Space National Guard despite the Office of Management and Budget's policy position opposing it.

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The letter states that establishing a Space National Guard would help ensure national security in the space domain and affirm the importance of the National Guard in carrying out federal missions. It also highlights that space-based capabilities are essential to national security and homeland defense and that failing to establish a Space National Guard would directly threaten national security in this domain.

The governors concluded their letter by strongly encouraging Secretary Kendall to support the establishment of a Space National Guard.

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