Space has become a contested domain and remains critical to ensuring US national security and security of our allies. CSPS research aims to evolve understanding of the threat, potential responses, and the agile strategies and defense partnerships needed to enable success.
Issue Brief: Fiscal Year 2023 Space Force Budget Analysis: Missile Warning and Tracking Looms Large
This year’s budget request includes an increase for the USSF from last year’s appropriations. How does the FY 2023 budget affect U.S. space systems and missions?
Enabling a New Space Paradigm: Harnessing Space Mobility and Logistics
Can the U.S. Space Force mature its Space Mobility and Logistics (SM&L) capabilities using four approaches—Participant, Customized, Anchor Tenant, and Owner—that do not readily exist in space today?
Designing for Principles: Implementation Steps for the United States Space Force
The United States Space Force (USSF) has the daunting task of developing a more survivable, flexible, and interoperable space architecture in an environment increasingly characterized by extreme complexity and uncertainty. Can the Designing for Principles approach provide a nimbler capability development methodology for the USSF?
Latest Papers, Events & News
The Modern Missile Threat
Leveraging Commercial Space For National Security
Getting the Most Deterrent Value from U.S. Space Forces
Developing Foundational Spacepower Doctrine
Principled Design vs. Designing for Principles: Rethinking Capability Development for the Space Enterprise
Physics of War in Space: How Orbital Dynamics Constrain Space-to-Space Engagements
The Fragmentation of DOD: Changing Role of the Services and What it Means for Space Force
Debating the Weaponization of Space
Sanctuary to Contested Domain: National Security Space Policy
US Must Weigh ‘Strategic Impacts’ Of Arming The Heavens: Aerospace
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