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DOD’s FY2020 Budget Request for National Security Space and Policy Issues, Including the Space Force (CSIS), March 2019

DOD’s FY2020 Budget Request for National Security Space and Policy Issues, Including the Space Force (CSIS), March 2019

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) held a symposium on March 20, 2019 to discuss DOD’s FY2020 budget request for national security space activities and associated policy issues, including President Trump’s proposal to create a Space Force as part of the Air Force.   Among the speakers were

  • Patrick Shanahan, Acting Secretary of Defense
  • Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN), Chairman, Strategic Forces Subcommittee, House Armed Services Committee
  • Cristina Chaplain, Director, Acquisition and Sourcing Management, Government Accountability Office (GAO)

SpacePolicyOnline.com published a summary of the symposium on March 20, 2019:  Cooper Optimistic Congress Will Approve Space Force, But Will It Solve the Problem?