The Space Policy Show

Ep. 122: How Stuff Works: Defending in Space

August 16, 2023 The Aerospace Corporation Episode 122
The Space Policy Show
Ep. 122: How Stuff Works: Defending in Space
Show Notes

How can satellites be attacked? How and why do we place satellites in certain places? What does that have to do with defending them? What can satellites actually do… and not do?  Join Aerospace experts Kristen Kolarik (Combat Power and Battle Management) and Britany Washburn (Mission Analysis & Operations) as they break down some of the basic questions of operating and defending satellites in space.   

This episode is part of a CSPS series on Contested Space. This series will cover a range of foundational topics impacting the protection of the space domain in order to maintain freedom of action for all space actors.

Additional topics will include:

  • Strategy and doctrine w/ Lt. Gen. DeAnna Burt, USSF
  • History of strategy
  • Cyber for space
  • Workforce of the future
  • Commercial space

The Space Policy Show is produced by The Aerospace Corporation’s Center for Space Policy and Strategy. It is a virtual series covering a broad set of topics that span across the space enterprise. CSPS brings together experts from within Aerospace, the government, academia, business, nonprofits, and the national labs. The show and their podcasts are an opportunity to learn about and to stay engaged with the larger space policy community.
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