Space Delta 6
Emblem of Space Delta 6
Founded24 July 2020; 10 months ago (2020-07-24)
Country United States
Branch United States Space Force
RoleCyberspace operations
Part of
Space Operations Command
HeadquartersSchriever Air Force Base, Colorado, U.S.
CommanderCol Roy V. Rockwell
SuperintendentCMSgt Michael C. Dyer

Space Delta 6 (DEL 6) is a delta of the United States Space Force, assured access to space through the $6.8 billion Satellite Control Network and defensive cyberspace capabilities for space mission systems.[1]

Activated on 24 July 2020, the delta is headquartered at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. Its current commander is Colonel Roy V. Rockwell.[2][3][4]

It replaced the 50th Network Operations Group, which had been part of the former 50th Space Wing.[4][5]


Name Function Headquarters Cyberspace systems Detachments
21st Space Operations Squadron Pacific Satellite Control Network operations, Global Positioning System ground infrastructure, Western Range launch support, and defensive cyber operations[6] Vandenberg Air Force Base, California Satellite Control Network Detachment 1: Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory
Detachment 2: Joint Region Marianas, Guam
Kaena Point Air Force Station, Hawaii
Operating Location: Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site, Marshall Islands
22nd Space Operations Squadron Satellite Control Network command and control[7] Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Satellite Control Network
23rd Space Operations Squadron Atlantic Satellite Control Network operations, Global Positioning System ground infrastructure, and Eastern Range launch support[8] New Boston Air Force Station, New Hampshire Satellite Control Network Detachment 1: Thule Air Base, Greenland
Operating Location: RAF Ascension Island, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Operating Location: RAF Oakhanger, United Kingdom
Operating Location: Patrick Space Force Base, Florida
61st Cyber Squadron Defensive cyber operations[9] Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado
62nd Cyber Squadron Defensive cyber operations Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado[10]


No. Commander[2] Term
Portrait Name Took office Left office Duration
Rockwell, Roy V.Colonel
Roy V. Rockwell
24 July 2020Incumbent319 days


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  2. ^ a b "Delta 8 Fact Sheet". Schriever Air Force Base. July 24, 2020. Retrieved December 13, 2020. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  3. ^ "Space Force reorganizes former Air Force space wings into "Deltas" and "Garrisons"". SpaceNews. SpaceNews. July 24, 2020. Retrieved July 25, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Space Force Announces Significant Reorganization". Air Force Magazine. July 24, 2020. Retrieved July 25, 2020.
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