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Explosion of Commercial Space and the Implications for National Security General (Ret) Thomas S. Moorman, Jr. Background Space not mainstream Desert Storm Air Force Role - Space Service - Strategic Vision - Budget - Outlook National Defense Panel Report An approach - Greater reliance on commercial space In coming years, most dramatic changes in national space program will be commercial space
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Evolution of National Space Sectors Civil – Primary NASA Military Intelligence - Missile Gap - U2 Model – AF/CIA Cooperation - Corona - NRO Commercial - Communications Satellite Industry - Other Industries in 1980’s - Reagan Space Policy Independent Æ Interdependent Commercial a far bigger actor
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Explosion of Commercial Space Space Dominated by Government now changing - Rapid evolution of info technology - Progress in international space policy - Changes in cost/processes of satellite manufacturing Current Picture - Infusion of capital - • $85B today - $121B by 2000 - Commercial space growing at 20%, government 2% - 1996 commercial revenue exceeds government - Volume - • 1700 launches projected In coming years, most dramatic changes in national space program will be commercial space
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Environ Monitoring Navigation/Timing Warning/Surveillance Space Control Launch Satellite 2 Space Weapons Communications IMINT MASINT SIGINT Launch Satellite C 2 Communications Environ Monitoring Navigation/Timing Launch Space Exploration Manned Space Remote Sensing
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course AERO 16.851 taught by Professor Ldavidmiller during the Fall '03 term at MIT.

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