Recorded August 11, 2011
"Analyzing the Development Paths of Emerging Space Nations: Opportunities or Challenges for Space Sustainability?" examines the selected nations' space policy development and interest (or lack thereof) in international cooperation, assessing how best the United States and the international community can reach out to these emerging space actors in the advancement of space sustainability.The authors also look at the European Union's draft Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities to assess how the countries examined in this research view this proposed mechanism for space sustainability. Finally, the authors discuss the role that the United States has played to date in these regions and suggest ways in which the United States might enhance its efforts in the future.
For more information, please see the event page.
Megan Ansdell, Booz Allen & Hamilton
Laura Delgado Lopez, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
Daniel Hendrickson, Aerospace Industries Association
The views and opinions expressed by the panel are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of their employers.