If Space Settlements explained how to live in space, Space Forces explains the why

Space Forces: A Critical History of Life in Outer Space
By Fred Scharmen
Verso Books, 2021
MSRP $27

As the world spins deeper into the third year of a global pandemic with no sign of abating, a new space race is forming over our heads. Entry is open to all, and the tickets are literal.

Just pay Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic $250,000 and…