Insight - SWF and The Space Symposium
By Michael K. Simpson, SWF Executive Director
Here in Colorado, April brings the scent of spring, a few more snowy days, and the Space Foundation’s annual Space Symposium. A rare gathering of all constituencies in the space sector - civil, commercial, and military, the Symposium has proven fertile ground for the kind of engaged conversations we have found so useful in building support for space sustainability.
We believe that working for a commitment to the long-term sustainability of space activities makes the world more secure, makes the deployment and use of weapons in space less likely and increases the size of the global constituency supporting and seeking to protect the peaceful use of Earth orbit to meet human needs.
Increasingly we find receptive ears to these themes at the Space Symposium....continue reading