https://www.defenseone.com/politics...-alternatives-independent-space-force/153119/ It seems to me the folks who are now proposing we establish a “space corps” instead of a “space force” are unaware of how the DoD actually works. They claim the space corps would be to the Air Force as the Marine Corps is to the Navy, and that it would merely be “part of the Air Force”. I think they fail to see that’s not how it works. The Marines are not “part of the Navy” just because they fall under the Dept of the Navy - they are a separate branch w/a completely different mission. So, in essence, establishing the space “corps” would require the same thing, which is to establish a separate branch.