The Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) has been involved with the evolution of space technology from 1954 to present ... connecting space to warfighter effects and how it impacts the battlefield.
The SMC, a subordinate unit of Air Force Space Command, is the center of technical excellence for developing, acquiring, fielding and sustaining military space systems. SMC's mission is to deliver resilient and affordable space capabilities. The center is responsible for on-orbit check-out, testing, sustainment and maintenance of military satellite constellations and other Department of Defense space systems.
U.S. Air Force video by Krista Knaus, Space and Missile Systems Center - October 2017 Video edited by USA Patriotism!