Air Space Cyber 2018
Bezos: At a time of increasing global competition, “You have to be able to go to space more frequently, with less lead time."
Shanahan on space reorganization: “We’re going to find the best way. There will be some hammering and arm wrestling. "
Air Force Space Commander: ‘Our constellations are like slow kids in gym class that can’t run very fast’
Gen. Jay Raymond: “There’s an explosion of things happening in the commercial industry. We want to capitalize on that."
Wilson suggested her proposal is only the opening salvo. “I expect there will be a lot of discussion about how to implement the president’s vision.”
Melanie Stricklan, Slingshot Aerospace: “We see a big need for SSA solutions, not just in the military but also in academia and in satellite owners and operators."
AFA: "Standing up a separate space bureaucracy amplifies the problem by driving more money to a headquarters function, not space operations. "
Shotwell: “Failure is bad. But failure while you’re trying and you’re testing is not terrible. You’re learning from it.”
Wilson: “This proposal establishes a clear mission, directly related to the strategic problem we are trying to solve."