Speaking before a meeting of his National Space Council, the US President revealed he wanted to takeover the skies above Earth’s atmosphere.
He said: “It is not enough to merely have an American presence in space. We must have American dominance in space.
“We are going to have the Air Force and we’re going to have the Space Force. Separate but equal. It is going to be something.”
And his plans have caused a stir online, with a number of conspiracists claiming this is not new information.
Tyler Glockner, who runs YouTube channel secureteam10, speculates that Trump’s plans could expose a number of secret projects run by the military.
“These missions continue to be funded by black project dollars”
He told viwers: “There are a lot of people in the US government who are extremely against the Space Force.
“It makes me wonder why.
“My main thought is there has long been a theory of a secret space programme that is vastly more advanced than anything we could imagine.
“So people in the military will be against the idea of creating a Space Force because one already exists.
“These missions continue to be funded by black project dollars.
“Solar Warden is one of the most popular theories and it believes there is a secret fleet of spaceships that keep a permanent presence in our solar system to protect us.”
Apollo 17 prepares for take-off on December 7 1972
He uploaded the clip to his channel on Tuesday, and it has racked up more than 345,000 hits already.
And fans were quick to share their thoughts.
“I believe Trump is forcing the secret government to show their hand, that they already have a space force,” one comment read.
Another added: “Trump is the only politician that grasps the threat China poses to us due to its growing space supremacy.”
And a third claimed: “They need to release the secrets.’