Shanahan would have to recuse himself from any matters that would affect Boeing's business, such as aircraft and satellite procurements, and space launch policy,
While there are indeed real threats the United States faces in space, the political and public discourse about both the threats and solutions leaves much to be desired.
The United States is hugely dependent on a “space architecture we designed a lot like the internet, not with threats in mind.”
National Space Council Executive Secretary Scott Pace said China and Russia are to blame for space no longer being a sanctuary.
Secure World Foundation releases new report on global counterspace capabilities. "Space is important to everyone, not the sole domain of militaries and intelligence services."
"The United States must maintain our leadership and freedom of action in space," says the 2017 National Security Strategy.
A “national security innovation” theme seeks to bring attention to the competitive pressures that threaten U.S. dominance in technology.
Space didn't come up in the congressional hearings, but a continuing resolution could still derail the military's plans.
GPS is critical to our national security and our economy. So it’s a prime target for increasingly sophisticated cyberattackers. It’s incredible that we’ve remained relatively unscathed thus far.