The Space Policy Show

Ep. 123: Workforce, Workforce, Workforce

August 30, 2023 The Aerospace Corporation Episode 123
The Space Policy Show
Ep. 123: Workforce, Workforce, Workforce
Show Notes

How does the US Space Force attract the right talent?  In addition to STEM, what other skills are needed in our Guardians? What’s unique about the defense space workforce and how does it compete? Aerospace’s Colleen Stover (Center for Space Policy & Strategy) and Lina Cashin (National Security Space Programs Policy & Oversight) speak to Col Stuart Pettis, USAF (Ret), Director of STEM Education Programs at Air & Space Forces Association on what his organization is doing to build the next generation. 

This episode is part of a Center for Space Policy 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
  • How defense works in space
  • 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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