The Promise of Space-Based Solar Power

September 21, 2022 Peter Garretson, Cody Retherford Space Policy Review

Commercial-level Space-based solar power (SSP) satellites will reduce dependence on fossil fuels, dramatically shift global energy markets, build economic and geopolitical influence, and accelerate military and space power projection.

Establish Space National Guard now

June 7, 2022 Peter Garretson The Hill

Establishing the Space National Guard is the smart thing to do. To secure the nation’s advantage, it is essential that both the House and Senate include the Space National Guard language in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act.

Clarifying the Planetary Defense Mission

June 15, 2021 Peter Garretson Defense Technology Program Brief

Since 2005, Congress has recognized that an asteroid impact represents a serious threat to national security. Though Congress tasked NASA to survey hazardous asteroids larger than 140m by 2020, sixteen years later it remains incomplete.