"Renewed Competition in Space from Russia and China"
This presentation will cover renewed competition in space: China and Russia’s development of weapons to attack U.S. satellites and security threats in space, the U.S. advantage of its commercial space sector and military space alliances, and how the U.S. is developing some critical comparative advantages.
Clay Moltz is a professor in the Department of National Security Affairs and in the Space Systems Academic Group at the Naval Post Graduate School. He has served as dean there in the International and Defense Studies school, and chairman of the Department of National Security Affairs. Before his stint at NPS he worked in the U.S. Senate, at UC San Diego, and the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Moltz has also served as an advisor to NASA-Ames Research Center. His Ph.D. is from UC Berkeley. His books include The Politics of Space Security, Crowded Orbits, and Asia’s Space Race, and he is co-author of Nuclear Weapons and Nonproliferation, Preventing Nuclear Meltdown, and The North Korean Nuclear Program. Moltz' honors include an award for Significant Research and Sustained Contributions to the Navy and DoD, and for Interdisciplinary Achievement.