Episode 28: To Own, or to Collaborate and Access? That is the Question

Is the UK taking the space threat seriously? How does one protect space assets from threats and balance reliance on commercial providers with the ’price point’ and broader financial burdens inherent in sovereign infrastructures?

Nik Smith, Regional Director UK & Europe at Lockheed Martin Space, talks to us about space threats, lessons from Ukraine, and why the government delivering on space is important for both the public and industry.

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Juliana Suess

Research Fellow, Space Security

Military Sciences

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