Tag Archive for: "satellite"
Securing spectrum for Space 2.0

Every day, we’re surrounded by a sea of radiofrequency signals—from our smartphones, GPS, vehicle proximity sensors, and TV and radio broadcasts. All of these systems use the radiofrequency spectrum, on an exclusive or shared basis. …

Spy games in the grey zone of outer space

A common refrain in the space policy community is that ‘space is contested, congested and competitive’. The ‘contested’ aspect was demonstrated recently when two Russian intelligence –collection satellites closed in on, and trailed, a top-secret …

Rules needed to stop arms race in space

Laws and regulations covering outer space are mired in geopolitical gridlock and are failing to keep pace with burgeoning commercial use of space and new technologies. Dependency on space is increasing both in everyday civilian …

The cyber threat to satellites

The Australian Defence Force has a heavy dependence on satellite communications for force coordination at long range. Satellites such as those that make up the US GPS network are critical for weapons guidance and joint …