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Kansas will not be the final frontier for the U.S. Space Command headquarters.


Wichita, Derby and two other cities in Kansas have submitted proposals to become the site of the future U.S. Space Command headquarters.

Deborah Shaar / KMUW

The workers who do training for refueling crews at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita are on strike.

Seventeen members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) union walked off the job Tuesday morning, and plan to picket outside McConnell 12 hours a day.

Stephan Bisaha / KMUW

The United States Air Force is interested in partnering with Wichita State University and Kansas businesses.

Representatives of the Air Force had high praise for the technology at the university after a tour of the experiential engineering building and the National Institute of Aviation Research. The Air Force is focusing on increasing the lifespan and sustainability of their airplanes.