Outer space: Crowded, congested, and contested

Ploughshares Space Security

Over the past two decades, outer space has seen significant changes. To use the most clichéd phrase, space has become even more crowded, congested, and contested. But like many clichés, it is also true. Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 39 Issue 3 Autumn 2018 by Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan New players A domain that was once dominated by the two Cold …

How Secure is Outer Space? Assessing the Threat to Space

Ploughshares Space Security

Author Claire Jolly Key activities in everyday life—weather forecasting, global communications and broadcasting, disaster prevention and relief—depend increasingly on the unobtrusive utilization of space technologies. Over the coming decades, space-related applications, such as land-use management, distance education, telemedicine, precision farming, and monitoring of various international treaties, will hold important socioeconomic promise. Assessing space security Factors to consider when assessing space …

Securing the Peaceful Use of Space for Future Generations: Roundtable

Tasneem Jamal Archived Events, Space Security

Click on image to view Waterloo Declaration Project Ploughshares 57 Erb Street West Waterloo, ON 23-25 May 2012 Roundtable Program 23 May 2012                                  17:00        Dinner: Solé Restaurant. 83 Erb Street West, Waterloo, ON 19:00         Keynote address by Yousaf Butt: “Indefensible Missile Defense”  Location: CIGI Campus …