Securing Space: A Discussion on the U.S. Space Force

Event Details
DateSeptember 10, 2018
Time9:00am - 10:30am
Address1616 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20036Map

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The Center for Strategic and International Studies is hosting a discussion on President Trump’s newly announced Space Force proposal. With Vice President Pence’s announcement of the Department of Defense’s report on “Organizational and Management Structure for the National Security Space Components of the Department of Defense,” the administration is moving forward with plans to establish a Space Force. Join CSIS for a discussion of what it means for DoD and the future of national security space.


Robert Work, Former Deputy Secretary of Defense
Gen Robert Kehler (USAF Ret.), Former Commander, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)
Letitia Long, Former Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Sean O’Keefe, ​CSIS Senior Advisor and former NASA Administrator

Moderated by:
John J. Hamre, ​President and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies