Space Security: Norms, Resiliency, and Protection

When: Thursday, April 14, 2016

Where: 32nd Space Symposium hosted by the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs, CO

This invite-only discussion was held at the Space Foundation's 32nd Annual Space Symposium. It examined the current state of space security, using the lens of existing norms of behavior, concerns about the resiliency of space assets, and changing attitudes about space protection. 


  • Mr. Pierre Delsaux, Deputy Director General at the European Commission Directorate General for the Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SME’s
  • Mr. Erik Eliasen, Vice President at National Security Space Programs
  • Lt. Col. Mike Hellmann, Assistant Branch Chief of Strategic Planning and Concepts within the German MOD
  • Lt. General Eduardo Peña Merino, General de Aviación, Comandante del Comando de Combate, of the Chilean Air Force.

Moderator: Dr. Michael Simpson, Executive Director, Secure World Foundation


Event Materials

For more information about SWF's activities at the 32nd Space Symposium, please click here.

For more information, please contact SWF Washington Office Director Victoria Samson at

For the audio recording, please click here. 

For the transcript, please click here.

Last updated on May 10, 2016