Alex G. Orphanos, Science Communicator

Is a Space Force Necessary? | Thoughts from an Engineer

Is a Space Force Necessary? | Thoughts from an Engineer

In this episode, Alex shares his thoughts on whether or not the creation of a 'Space Force' is necessary. Alex also challenges the idea that space should be looked at as only a war-fighting domain. He also shares his thoughts on the evolution and changes in his personal life, with the podcast, and more! Get your first free audiobook and free trial of audible by going to audibletrial.com/todayinspace RESOURCE LINKS: (VIDEO) Vice President Pence's speech on 'space force' plans https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/08/09/vp-mike-pence-white-house-space-force-military-national-security-defense.html (TRANSCRIPT) Vice President Pence's speech on 'space force' plans https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/remarks-vice-president-pence-future-u-s-military-space/ (DoD) Space Force to become 6th branch of the military https://www.defense.gov/News/Article/Article/1598071/space-force-to-become-sixth-branch-of-armed-forces/ (DoD) Final Report on Organizational and Management Structure for the National Security Space Components of the Department of Defense https://media.defense.gov/2018/Aug/09/2001952764/-1/-1/1/ORGANIZATIONAL-MANAGEMENT-STRUCTURE-DOD-NATIONAL-SECURITY-SPACE-COMPONENTS.PDF

Duration: 14 min

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