Video On Demand

Online Event: Threats, Challenges, and Opportunities in Space

April 6, 2020 • 2:00 – 4:00 pm EDT

This live streaming event explored the threats and challenges facing the United States and others in the space domain. Dr. Chris Ford, Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, delivered a keynote address and answered questions from the online audience on the U.S. administration’s approach to meeting the evolving challenges to U.S. interests in outer space. The keynote was followed by a presentation and panel discussion featuring Brian Weeden and Victoria Samson of the Secure World Foundation and Todd Harrison, Kaitlyn Johnson, Thomas G. Roberts, and Makena Young of CSIS. The SWF and CSIS teams briefed their latest analysis on threats to space systems, which highlighted developments in counterspace weapons and activities over the past year, and answered audience questions. 

This event is made possible through general support to CSIS.

Todd Harrison
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Aerospace Security Project and Defense Budget Analysis
Makena Young
Associate Fellow, Aerospace Security Project