Upcoming Events

Evaluating the Global Counterspace Landscape

A panel discussion focusing on existing and emerging counterspace weapons followed by a screening of “Commanding Space,” a new CSIS documentary on the creation of a U.S. Space Force. After the discussion, please join us for a networking reception.

Time4:00 - 6:00pm
LocationCenter for Strategic and International Studies

Unusual Behavior in GEO: SJ-17

Unlike most objects in the geostationary belt, Chinese satellite SJ-17 has made a series of orbital maneuvers, widely varying its position in GEO. Use this interactive data repository to discover SJ-17’s movements over time.

Unusual Behavior in GEO: Olymp-K

Unlike most objects in the geostationary belt, Russian satellite Olymp-K has made a series of orbital maneuvers, widely varying its position in GEO. Use this interactive data repository to discover Olymp-K’s movements over time.

Past Events

Space Symposium Brewery Reception

Join the CSIS Aerospace Security Project on April 10, at 6:00 pm for a reception at Local Relic Brewery and unwind after a long day at the Space Symposium.

Time6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LocationLocal Relic Brewery
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Why a Space Force Can Wait

Establishing a Department of the Space Force by 2020 is rushing into an end solution without proper consideration. Although there have been several space reorganization studies in the past two decades, a comprehensive public debate of our current space capabilities and their organization is just beginning.

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Why We Need a Space Force

Space capabilities are already an indispensable component of U.S. military power. A Space Force is needed to consolidate authority and responsibility for national security space; to build a robust cadre of space professionals; and to avoid the conflicts of interest inherent in the other Services that have short-changed space programs for decades.

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