Space expertise isn’t necessary to run the Space Development Agency, says Pentagon deputy


WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s No. 2 official has someone in mind to run the new Space Development Agency, and it may not be someone from the space community.

In an exclusive interview with Defense News, Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan also said he expects the cost for a future Space Force will be below the $13 billion estimate floated by the Air Force in September.

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