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Space Security

Space Security


Space is increasingly critical to modern life on Earth: the health, wealth, and welfare of billions of people depend on space technologies. However, as space becomes more economically and strategically important, there is growing concern that tensions between different space actors could lead to conflict. This could have catastrophic consequences for humankind. 

UNIDIR’s Space Security Programme is building knowledge and awareness on the international security implications and risks that surround the space domain and the use of space technology, as well as contributing to the efforts of policymakers to keep outer space peaceful and secure for all humankind. 

Current Research