10/17/2012 - Peterson AFB, Colo. -- Air Force Space Command is celebrating its 30th Anniversary! Here is a significant milestone from the command's history ...
In October 1987, New Boston Satellite Tracking Station transferred under
Air Force Space Command and the station moved from a research and
development environment to the operational environment. It became the
largest remote tracking station in the AFSCN, providing real-time
capability to users performing on-orbit tracking, telemetry, commanding
and mission data retrieval services.
The station became a squadron when the 23rd Space Operations Squadron was activated on 1 Nov 1991.