Issue Brief: Launching U.S. Government Payloads on Foreign Soil
This Issue Brief discusses why emergence of new, venture-class launch providers for small satellites has led to questions about the suitability of these launch providers for U.S. government missions. Many U.S. government agencies are investigating the legal and policy implications of launching with these providers.
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Barbara Manganis Braun
Principal Director, Corporate Chief Engineer’s Office
Barbara Braun is the principal director of Enterprise Systems Engineering Office, within the Corporate Chief Engineer’s Office of the Aerospace Corporation.
Senior Project Engineer, Space Innovation Directorate
Sam Sims is a project engineer in the Space Innovation Directorate at The Aerospace Corporation.