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May 18, 2022

Viva la space: Why the commercial small satellite revolution matters for the US government

By Madison Littlepage

A panel of space experts and practitioners discuss with Forward Defense how the US government can leverage commercial small satellite technology to secure the space domain.

Defense Industry Defense Technologies

In the News

May 12, 2022

Eftimiades in the news on small satellites

By Atlantic Council

Nicholas Eftimiades featured in multiple news outlets based on his recently released small satellites report.

Non-Traditional Threats Space

In the News

May 12, 2022

Sadat in SpaceNews on the Arctic and space

By Atlantic Council

Mir Sadat asserts that the US military does not adequately consider the implications of the space domain on its Arctic strategies.

Defense Policy Maritime Security

In the News

May 12, 2022

Preble on Net Assessment: Threats from out of this world

By Atlantic Council

On May 12, Preble joined his co-hosts on the Net Assessment podcast to discuss space policy and to what extent cooperation on space governance is feasible at this point in time.  “People all over the world are ever-more dependent on assets in space for normal activity in their daily lives, but there are few rules […]

China Defense Policy
Several tiny satellites photographed by an Expedition 33 crew member on the International Space Station. The satellites were released outside the Kibo laboratory using a Small Satellite Orbital Deployer attached to the Japanese module’s robotic arm on Oct. 4, 2012. Source: NASA, “Several tiny satellites,” Wikimedia Commons, October 4, 2012, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ISS-33_Several_tiny_satellites_1.jpg.

Report

May 5, 2022

Small satellites: The implications for national security

By Nicholas Eftimiades

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Nicholas Eftimiades considers how the US government can better leverage commercial satellites to enhance space security.

China Defense Industry

New Atlanticist

May 2, 2022

Diversity in the US space community is mission critical

By Julia Siegel

All of humankind is fascinated by outer space, which is why it should be a domain for all of humankind. Here's how to make that happen.

Defense Policy National Security

In the News

Apr 24, 2022

Manning in The National Interest: The coming anarchy in outer space

By Atlantic Council

On April 24, Robert Manning published an article in the National Interest with Peter Wilson concerning international space activities. They argue that space is becoming increasingly anarchic, and advocate for a return to heavier international regulations on humanity’s final frontier. “It is a sign of the times that NASA, whose accords would be a strong […]

China Defense Technologies

New Atlanticist

Mar 26, 2022

Russia’s space weapons may be the next frontier in the Ukraine conflict 

By Christopher P. Mulder

Here’s a look at Russia’s possible range of space weapons and how the West can respond, both to blunt attacks and hold Moscow accountable.

Defense Technologies Missile Defense

In the News

Mar 17, 2022

Chilton in National Defense on US satellite communication architecture

By Atlantic Council

Kevin Chilton comments on US satellite architecture.

Space Security United States and Canada

Event Recap

Mar 9, 2022

General Dickinson describes how USSPACECOM safeguards US interests in space

By Madison Littlepage

The Commander of US Space Command General James H. Dickinson explains how the United States prepares for and responds to security threats in space as part of Forward Defense's Commanders Series.

Defense Industry Missile Defense