U.S. national security space policy has recently shifted significantly toward increased international cooperation. Australian space activities have been reinvigorated, but remain underfunded. China’s space activities remain vigorous, but largely unilateral. Given U.S. policy changes, opportunities for cooperation and collaboration among all three have improved.
Competition and Collaboration in Space between the U.S., China, and Australia: Woomera to WGS and the Impact of Changing U.S. National Space Security Policy
Chad J. R. Ohlandt is an Engineer at the RAND Corporation specializing in aerospace policy and national security issues. Recent publication includes Roger Cliff, Chad J. R. Ohlandt, and David Yang, Ready for Take-off: China’s Advancing Aerospace Industries, MG-1100 (RAND, 2011), <http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG1100.html>. Email: <Chad_Ohlandt@rand.org>.
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Chad J. R. Ohlandt; Competition and Collaboration in Space between the U.S., China, and Australia: Woomera to WGS and the Impact of Changing U.S. National Space Security Policy. Asian Survey 1 April 2014; 54 (2): 395–417. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.2.395
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