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Please join the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Forward Defense practice for our latest event titled “State of the Space Industrial Base 2022: Advancing prosperity, sustainability, and US leadership in outer space.”
This latest event in our Defense-Industrial Policy Series will take place on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET via Zoom.
A nation’s ability to achieve its strategic priorities is increasingly bound by its effective use of outer space. As the war in Ukraine demonstrates, commercial satellites can provide a critical lifeline, bolstering government, military, and civil operations. While the irreplaceable role of commercial space today underscores the need for a strong space industrial base, it similarly puts a target on the back of commercial space assets in the eyes of the adversary. This conversation will consider the current state and future trajectory of the space industrial base amid crowding and competition in the domain.
The event will feature the launch of the State of the Space Industrial Base 2022 report, a joint effort of the U.S. Space Force, Defense Innovation Unit, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the Air Force Research Laboratory. The report collates perspectives of over 350 experts and officials as heard during the fourth-annual State of the Space Industrial Base conference in Spring 2022.
On August 24, we will be joined by a panel of space experts and report authors to discuss how the United States can maintain its competitive edge in the space domain.
We hope you can join us for this timely discussion. To receive the virtual Zoom link, please complete the registration form below.
Keynote remarks by
Director, Defense Innovation Unit
A panel featuring report authors
Mobilization Assistant to the Chief of Space Operations, United States Space Force
Chief Executive Officer and Founder, GXO, Inc.
Steven J. Butow
Director, Space Portfolio, Defense Innovation Unit
Director, Architecture, Science, and Technology, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Space Acquisition and Integration, United States Space Force
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Forward Defense, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council
Senior Fellow, Forward Defense, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council; Founder and Principal, Grundman Advisory LLC
Forward Defense, housed within the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, generates ideas and connects stakeholders in the defense ecosystem to promote an enduring military advantage for the United States, its allies, and partners. Our work identifies the defense strategies, capabilities, and resources the United States needs to deter and, if necessary, prevail in future conflict.