Center for Space Policy and Strategy

Space is a dynamic environment, with rapidly growing opportunities and threats. Navigating this complex domain requires experience and vision. We can help you steer the right course.
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Mapping Methane Super-Emitters in Oil and Gas Fields

Mapping Methane Super-Emitters in Oil and Gas Fields: A Tiered Remote Sensing Strategy

California has an opportunity to lead and become the first state to control greenhouse gas. What can be done to mitigate the sources of air pollution?
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From the Ground Up: Getting to Space with the Right Construction Project Delivery Type

When planning to build or renovate ground-based facilities, the project delivery type is an important element that needs to be considered. What is a project delivery type?
High Volume Production

Effects of High-Volume Production (HVP) on Space Systems

Due to the transformation that the space business is undergoing, satellite production could benefit from methodologies for mass production of reliable complex systems. How might they be used to produce very large satellite constellations?
Cislunar Stewardship

Cislunar Stewardship: Planning for Sustainability and International Cooperation

Significant work remains in characterizing new orbital environments, monitoring their evolving use, and determining appropriate sustainability practices. What can be done to advance cislunar stewardship?
Supply chain risk management

Managing the Future State of Supply Chain Risk

Threats from adversaries and natural disasters can disrupt supply chains, challenging organizations to respond effectively. To get ahead of a constantly shifting threat environment, how can organizations mature institutional collaboration to better manage the future state of supply chain risk?
Value of Space

The Value of Space

Space-based services have become fundamental to daily life, but there’s more going on in space than you may realize. How does our modern world rely on space?
Japan's Gradual Shift Toward Space Security

Japan's Gradual Shift Toward Space Security

Japan’s recent announcement that it is establishing its own military space unit has put its national security space efforts under the spotlight. What role will Japan play in the space domain?
Satellite deorbit

Slash the Trash: Incentivizing Deorbit

A likely surge in satellites launched into space over the next decade means the risk of collisions in space will rise along with risks to the sustainability of the space environment from debris. How can these risks be reduced and made manageable?
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About the Center for Space Policy and Strategy

The Center for Space Policy and Strategy is dedicated to shaping the future by providing nonpartisan research and strategic analysis to decisionmakers. The CSPS is part of The Aerospace Corporation, a nonprofit organization that advises the government on complex space enterprise and systems engineering problems.

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CSPS Speakers

The Center for Space Policy and Strategy is committed to advancing the discussion about national priorities in space. Our policy experts routinely present their research, analysis, and specialized insights at conferences and symposiums throughout the world. To book a speaker for your next event, please submit a request below.
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