US space power explains why this symbol is not a Star Trek ripoff

US space power explains why this symbol is not a Star Trek ripoff

An official symbol and goal for the United States Space Force Has been revealedFollowing the announcement of its official seal back in January, and Flag in can. The organization’s motto is “Semper Supra,” which is Latin for “always on top”, while the logo itself based around a Delta shape that has been the center of some fun thanks to its resemblance to the Starfleet logo from Star Trek.

Defense Space Force of the seal were quick to point out that its original inspiration appears to be the shield for Air Force Space Command. The official US Space Force’s Twitter account points out that this form of has been been in use by the place of organizations as far back as 1961. Star Trek, meanwhile, debuted in 1966.

So what about the other elements of the symbol? The star in the middle is meant to symbol of Polaris, otherwise known as the North Star, core values and guiding light for the organization. The two spires are meant to look like a rocket launch, while the four beveled elements down, in the representation of the four armed forces to support space missions. Around the edge a silver border point, “defense and protection,” and the black background of the darkness of this place, obviously.

“The black area a symbol of the vast darkness of deep space,” the Space Force’s official Twitter account Joy notice“Some feel fear and fear, but we prefer to be inspired and stand up to the challenge.”

A photo released by the space power explains it’s various elements.
Image: space power

The Space Force is the sixth branch of the US military, alongside the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.



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