On June 18, 2018 the federal government announced the creation of a 6th major division of the United States Armed Forces. The Goal of the new branch is "to defend satellites from attack" and "perform other space-related tasks." Or something. This is the story of the men and women who have to figure it out.
With the launch just days away, General Naird copes with an unprepared crew. Captain Ali searches for the perfect words, and Erin visits her mom.
While General Naird and Dr. Mallory brace themselves for a contentious hearing on Capitol Hill, Erin gets to know Captain Ali.
Under pressure to retaliate against China, General Naird wrestles with his conscience. Dr. Mallory makes an ominous threat, and Erin goes rogue.
The team does its best to avoid offending a visiting delegation from China, but Dr. Mallory struggles to hide his feelings about a moon landing denier.
A heavily hyped entrepreneur offers to let Space Force use her revolutionary rocket fuel. Dr. Chan gives Captain Ali a crash course in botany.
Tony spreads a rumor around the office that General Naird is looking for a new job. Meanwhile, Dr. Chan and Dr. Mallory actually do pursue a job lead.
With his beloved satellite severely hobbled, General Naird must decide between a well-reasoned scientific solution and a chimp-led rescue operation.
General Naird volunteers for Dr. Mallory's Lunar Habitat Experiment. Meanwhile, Erin tries to throw a party, and Space Force gets a snazzy new look.
Erin gets conflicting advice about a college interview, while Tony sets up a new partnership between Space Force and an energy drink called Mad Buff.
The new secretary of defense puts General Naird on trial at the Pentagon, and the team has to pull it together to testify on his behalf and save his job.