Accession Number:

AD1116894

Title:

The History and Future of US China Competition and Cooperation in Space

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Final Report]

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV APPLIED PHYSICS LAB LAUREL MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2020-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

38

Abstract:

American and Chinese space programs have been sharply disconnected for the last two decades and remain so today. Between the two countries, America has greater strengths and is likely to maintain its advantages in the decades ahead. Notwithstanding this, this paper observes that our present policies may have long-term costs that exceed their benefits to America. While endorsing the thrust of our present policies toward disconnection between civil space activities on each side, this discussion advises framing next steps with a greater focus on effects on the US space industry and especially clarity about US strategic objectives in space.

Subject Categories:

  • Space Warfare

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]