The space economy is becoming critical in importance globally as technology improves and space services become more affordable. Yet the development and possible deployment of counter-space capabilities by a few States could create instability and degrade the space environment. This publication examines three key challenges that apply for all actors in space. It presents a concrete proposals on how to implement measures to reduce tension in space and encourage adoption of best practices from the ‘outside in’.
UNIDIR support for UN Disarmament Commission Working Group II
outer space , Security , TCBMs , counter-space , space weapons , space policy