Thomas G. Roberts
Thomas G. Roberts is an adjunct fellow with the Aerospace Security Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. His research interests include astrodynamics, space situational awareness, space policy, and space security. Previously, Mr. Roberts has written on space-based missile defense, threats against space-based assets, and human spaceflight programs. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, War on the Rocks, and other publications. Mr. Roberts is currently a graduate research assistant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Space Systems Laboratory and Astrodynamics, Space Robotics, and Controls Laboratory. He is also a dual-degree S.M. candidate in the Institute’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Technology and Policy Program. He holds a B.A. in astrophysical sciences with honors and an undergraduate certificate in Russian studies from Princeton University. In 2015, Mr. Roberts was named a Harry S. Truman Scholar.