Seminar: Prof. Brent Ziarnick

Vanquishing Dark Skies: The Role of National Space Forces in Security, Safety, and Prosperity through Space Exploration

Introduction to US Space Force, China’s Strategic Support Force, other national space forces

Early science fiction concepts and their underlying strategic rationale

Modern schools of thought on military space strategy and organization

Opportunities for security, safety, and prosperity through space exploration and expansion

Potential threats to security safety, and prosperity from space exploration and expansion

Evolving space forces’ missions to mitigate threats and maximize opportunities