Smart Power Through Space
February 20, 2008
Today, the U.S. is reevaluating its national priorities for space and is addressing the critical problem of comprehensively integrating its space activities into grand strategic framework that addresses foreign policy, global security, technological innovation, industry, and climate change. Meanwhile, around the world other countries, such as Japan and France, are also examining their efforts in space to address the rise of robust and ambitious space programs from India, China, and other BRIC countries. Smart Power Through Space explores ways for the U.S. to frame its space activities, and recommendations for the next administration on how to position itself in this high-value, high-visibility arena.