Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) is a major command of the United States Air Force, with its headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. AFSPC supports U.S. military operations worldwide through the use of many different types of satellite, launch and cyber operations. Operationally, AFSPC is under the Combatant Commander of the U.S. Strategic Command
Approximately 47,000 people, including 25,400 active-duty service members and civilian employees, and 14,000 contractor employees, perform AFSPC missions at 88 locations worldwide. Its 25,400 employees are divided into approximately 7,100 military personnel and 18,300 civilian employees, although their missions overlap.
On December 1, 2009, the intercontinental ballistic missile mission was transferred to the new Air Force Global Strike Command. AFSPC gained the cyber operations mission with the stand-up of 24th Air Force under AFSPC in August 2009.