First Year of the Obama National Space Policy

When: Thursday, June 16, 2011

Where: Washington, D.C.

Originally released on June 28, 2010, President Barack Obama's National Space Policy (NSP) contained an increased emphasis on international cooperation and responsible behavior in space activities. This event reviewedthe NSP one year later, evaluating its progress and implementation from international, national security, civil and commercial perspectives.

Panelists included:

  • Ms. Victoria Samson, Washington Office Director, Secure World Foundation
  • Dr. Andrew Palowitch, Director, Space Protection Program, USAF/NRO
  • Mr. Peter Marquez, Vice President of Strategy and Planning, Orbital Sciences Corp., former Director of Space Policy for the National Security Staff
  • Mr. Ben Baseley-Walker, Advisor on Security Policy and International Law, Secure World Foundation

Assessment of the event by Marcia Smith, editor of Space Policy Online and SWF Advisor.

Summary of the event by Jeff Foust, editor of The Space Review.

Event Summary by Secure World Foundation.

Last updated on February 5, 2014