Past Events

Implementing Competitive Endurance: Space Intelligence

Please join the CSIS Aerospace Security Project virtually on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, 3:00 – 4:00 PM EDT, for a conversation with Major General Gregory J. Gagnon, Deputy Chief of Space Operations for Intelligence, U.S. Space Force, and Brigadier General Brian D. Sidari, Director of Intelligence, U.S. Space Command.  Maj. Gen. Gagnon and Brig. Gen. Sidari will sit down […]

Time3:00pm ET - 4:00pm ET
LocationStream on Registration Event Page

Past Events

A Contested Domain: From Space Theory to Practice

Hosted ByCSIS Aerospace Security Project and Secure World Foundation

On Wednesday, May 10 at 2:00pm ET the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Secure World Foundation (SWF) will host a virtual two-part event exploring space threat trends and how the U.S. Space Force is preparing Guardians to operate in a contested environment. This event will first feature a fireside chat with U.S. Space Training […]

Time2:00pm - 4:00pm ET
LocationOnline Only


Space Threat Assessment 2023

This resource for policymakers and the public leverages open-source information to assess key developments in foreign counterspace weapons. Drawing on six years of collected data and analyses, this series describes trends in the development, testing, and use of counterspace weapons and enables readers to develop a deeper understanding of threats to U.S. national security interests in space. The past year was dominated by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, where space capabilities, including commercial satellites, played a highly visible and compelling role in Ukraine’s resistance to the invasion. Thus, this year’s featured analysis provides an in-depth look at Russia’s battlefield employment of counterspace weapons.


U.S. Space-Based Nuclear Command and Control: A Guide

The United States has long depended on a vast array of complex sensing and communications infrastructure to receive warning in the event of a nuclear attack and to execute nuclear orders. This command and control network is highly reliant on space-based assets to operate and provide dependable information to decision makers in the event of […]

Past Events

Tracking Developments in Counterspace Weapons

Hosted ByCSIS Aerospace Security Project and Secure World Foundation

Please join CSIS’s Aerospace Security Project and the Secure World Foundation as they discuss tracking developments in counterspace weapons. The conversation is on the heels of reports published by each organization, the Space Threat Assessment 2022 and Global Counterspace Capabilities Report.

Time9:00am - 10:30am ET
LocationYouTube Livestream

Commercial Space Remote Sensing and Its Role in National Security

Over the past two decades, the pace of innovation in the commercial space remote sensing industry has accelerated. The capabilities provided by commercial firms can be used to complement government space systems across a wide range of national security missions and fill in gaps in capabilities where the U.S. government has lagged. The challenge for […]

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