2009 ISU Space and Security Theme Day

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Where: Mountain View, CA

This event was held at NASA Ames in Mountainview, CA, as part of International Space University's 2009 Space Studies Program (SSP). The annual SSP brings together over 100 students and space professionals for a 9-week interdisciplinary, intercultural, and international course.

The Space Security Theme Day discussed the various definitions of space security and threats to space security, including environmental issues such as space debris and space weather, as well as the potential for conflict and space weapons.



International perspectives on the definition of space security - Ariane Cornell, Space Generation Advisory Council

Environmental challenges to space security - Rudieger Jehn, European Space Agency

Impact of space on human and environmental security - Scott Madry, International Space University

The physics of space weapons - Brian Weeden, Secure World Foundation

Current international space security activities and initiatives - Ben Baseley-Walker, Secure World Foundation

Last updated on February 5, 2014