The Space Force will be part of the Air Force the way the marines are part of the Navy.
The $8 billion would just be to organize the bureaucracy and setup some buildings and centralize the staffing.
The bigger money will be when the lobbying for space military and surveillance gets centralized. The existing US spending on space will then rise from the $70 billion per year that is spread out to grow.
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