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Several tiny satellites are photographed by an Expedition 33 crew member on the International Space Station, October 2012. Courtesy of NASA

The New Space Age: Questions for Defence and Security

Elizabeth Quintana
RUSI Journal, 9 August 2017
Defence Policy, UK, Global Security Issues, Resilience, Europe
New technologies and the rapid growth of the civilian space sector are creating new challenges.

The rapid expansion of the space sector with the involvement of several new commercial actors offers both challenges and opportunities for the defence and security community. Elizabeth Quintana provides an overview of recent developments in the field, from technology to regulation, as a necessary context for anyone interested in the future of space.

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Elizabeth Quintana
Senior Research Fellow, Futures and Technology

Elizabeth is Senior Research Fellow, Futures and Technology, looking at the doctrinal, strategic and ethical implications of emerging... read more

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