Month: November 2020

Expert panel shines light on key space safety and security issues

The Institute for Security Science and Technology recently ran an online briefing event with Imperial SpaceLab and ISPL around space safety and security.

The discussion highlighted the complexity of issues around space commercialisation and governance, and touched on international relations, politics and science.

We posed a few questions to three members of the expert panel to share their thoughts on some of the main discussion threads which came up.

The panel included Dr Jonathan Eastwood (Imperial College London), Nick Howes (BMT) and Rich Laing (Nato Communications and Information Agency).


Dr Jonathan Eastwood, Senior Lecturer and Director of Imperial SpaceLab

“The area of space safety and security cuts across an enormous variety of sectors and interests.