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Sun, Jan 24, 2021

Gen. Cartwright quoted in New York Times on great-power competition in space

On January 24, Atlantic Council Board Director and former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen James E. Cartwright, USMC (Ret.) was quoted in a New York Times article titled "How space became the next 'great power' contest between the US and China." The article concludes that President Biden must view the Chinese anti-satellite threat in space as one of the most pressing national security issues of his administration.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Russia

Tue, Jan 5, 2021

Mulder featured in Air University on “Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and Beyond”

On January 5, Forward Defense senior military fellow Lt Col Christopher Mulder’s book review on Christopher Wanjek’s “Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and Beyond” was published in Air University’s Strategic Studies Quarterly.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Space Space Security

Mon, Dec 21, 2020

Mulder featured in DOD Reads on “Battlegrounds”

On December 21, Forward Defense senior military fellow Lt Col Christopher Mulder’s book review on H.R. McMaster’s “Battlegrounds” was featured in DOD Reads.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Cybersecurity

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Starling quoted in Space News on expected Biden space policies

On November 20, Forward Defense Deputy Director Clementine Starling was quoted in a Space News article titled “Biden likely to stay course on Space Force and defense investments.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Mon, Nov 2, 2020

Hasik cited in the Space Review

On November 2, an article in the Space Review titled "The Green New Deal for space" cited Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow James Hasik's report on “The Precision Revolution: GPS and the Future of Aerial Warfare." The article outlines how space is an essential element of the Green New Deal, specifically referencing GPS capabilities in this domain.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Technologies Economy & Business

Fri, Oct 9, 2020

Topic overview | Space: The next frontier for innovation, economics, accessibility, and infrastructure

Space is quickly becoming the new frontier to be explored by national governments and private sector actors. In the process, the different parties prepare themselves for an environment that will bring to space the competition and collaboration behaviors that are typical on Earth, that will require new or updated regulations and international norms, and that will unleash new opportunities for multiple industries and technologies – spanning from transportation and satellite communication to data sharing, artificial intelligence or national security.

Event Recap by Borja Prado

International Norms Space

Wed, Sep 30, 2020

Event recap | Space economics: Building sustainable space infrastructure

On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, the Atlantic Council's GeoTech Center hosted an expert panel to discuss the policy implications of the rapid commercialization of space exploration.

Event Recap by GeoTech Center

International Markets Space

Wed, Aug 19, 2020

Event recap | A fireside chat about the future of space

On Wednesday, July 29, the Atlantic Council's GeoTech Center hosted Ms. Teresa Carlson, Vice President at AWS's Worldwide Public Sector, and United States Representative Will Hurd of the 23rd District of Texas.

Event Recap by Henry Westerman

Economy & Business Entrepreneurship

Wed, Jul 22, 2020

As Arctic warms up, US Air Force launches Department’s first strategy for confronting threats

Driven by rising temperatures and melting ice, the vast Arctic region is changing—and so are the military priorities of the United States and its two biggest adversaries: Russia and China.

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

China Defense Policy

Fri, Jul 10, 2020

Event recap | Space salon: Making space available for everyone

On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, the GeoTech Center and Amazon Web Services (AWS) jointly hosted a public live event, "Space Salon: Making Space Available for Everyone." In a panel discussion co-moderated by Dr. David Bray, Director of the Geotech Center, and Shayn Hawthorne, Senior Manager at AWS, specialists from across the space industry discussed approaches to making tools and data in space accessible to players of all sizes.

Event Recap by Henry Westerman

Economy & Business Space
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