Commentary

July 7th, 2011 Dr. Mark Albrecht – America’s Space Program is Crashing

Final shuttle launch symbol of bloated, disorganized agency
By Mark J. Albrecht
The Washington Times
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

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April 18th, 2011 Edward Horowitz – There’s a Sat App for That

We can all recall the well-documented events starting with the launch of the first satellites by the Soviets in 1957 and the Americans in 1958, and the initiation by NASA in 1961 of an active geostationary communications satellite program. However, since Hughes Space and Communications produced the first commercial geostationary communications satellite, Syncom 2, in [...]

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November 3rd, 2010 Mr. Bill Lynn – Remarks on Space Policy at STRATCOM Space Symposium

Remarks on Space Policy at U.S. Strategic Command Space Symposium. Mr. Bill Lynn is the the Deputy Secretary of Defense.

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September 21st, 2010 Dr. Ashton Carter – The Pentagon is Serious About Saving Money

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has tasked me with improving the Pentagon’s buying power. We have set out to save you at least $100 billion over five years in our purchasing of goods and services, which accounts for $400 billion of the $700 billion in annual defense spending. (The rest is spent primarily on salaries and facilities.) The Pentagon can meet its goal only if we fundamentally change the way we do business.

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July 5th, 2010 Dr. Don Kerr – Reducing U.S. Vulnerabilities in Space

Dr. Don Kerr is the former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, and former Director of National Intelligence. He currently is a Director for U.S. Space LLC, as well as a Research Professor at George Mason University, and a Trustee for the MITRE Corporation. His Op-Ed was originally published July 5, 2010 in Space News.

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September 7th, 2009 Ed Horowitz – A New Strategy for (Some) Defense Acquisitions

Ed Horowitz is the co-founder of U.S. Space LLC. He is a former President and CEO of SES Americom, and the founder and former Chairman of e-Citi. His Op-Ed was originally published on September 7, 2009 in Space News.

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