Episode 37: Debating the Weaponization of Space

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October 13, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Eastern Time
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About Episode 37

The Space Policy Show is pleased to hear from Michael (Mick) Gleason and Robin Dickey, as they build on recent work coming from Aerospace's Center for Space Policy and Strategy. The United States has pursued a policy of contested space for 45 years but recent events and concerns about the weaponization of space are regaining ground. What lessons can we learn from the historical debates on sanctuary vs contested space? How is the conversation on the weaponization of space taking shape today? Tune in for this historical debate as authors discuss findings from their recent publications A Roadmap for Assessing Space Weapons, part of the Space Agenda 2021, and The Rise and Fall of Space Sanctuary in U.S. Policy