Several countries and non-state actors are developing, or have already developed, counterspace weapons that could be used against vulnerable U.S. space assets. This report assesses open-source information and provides a succinct view into what space and counterspace assets China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, and other actors are developing.
Space Threat Assessment 2018 analyzes the open-source information available on the counterspace capabilities of other countries that can threaten U.S. space systems.
Moonstruck is a new podcast mini-series about humans in space. Listen to the show on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play, or wherever you get your podcasts.
On January 18, 2018, the CSIS Aerospace Security Project hosted “En Route to the Moon: Creating a Civil Space Architecture” a public forum on securing civil space systems in the new era of NASA.
Like past presidents, Trump is setting an ambitious space agenda that is not backed up with resources
There’s never been a war in the space domain, but some believe it won’t be that way forever. For 60 years, space has been the exception: the one domain that has remained free from the scars of war. By better understanding the dynamics of the second space age, we may be able to keep it that way.
The idea of space-based missile interceptors is not new nor prohibited, but it is a bad idea. This piece looks beyond the policy arguments and explores the inefficiencies and vulnerabilities of space-based missiles.
There aren’t enough rules governing military behavior in the upper atmosphere.
From the dawn of the first space age, Americans understood the many benefits that could come from the peaceful uses of space and the great harm that could result from hostile uses of space.
The second space age is more diverse, disruptive, disordered, and dangerous than the first. This report discusses the threats to U.S. space systems, deterrence theory in the space domain, and findings from a space crisis exercise.