Pentagon and Musk’s SpaceX work on rocketing troops to Africa in 60 minutes
US military documents have disclosed that Elon Musk’s SpaceX is working with the Pentagon on developing the capacity to rocket a “quick-reaction force” of troops and weapons anywhere in the world within the hour — with a special eye to deploying in Africa.
The documents, released to US investigative journal The Intercept after a Freedom of Information Act application, show that the US Transportation Command — responsible for moving personnel and materiel around the world — is working on using SpaceX’s prototype Starship rocket to get boots on the ground on the far side of the planet within 60 minutes...
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