Abstract

Space-based assets (satellites and the terrestrial ground stations that communicate with them) provide critical support to military and civilian operations. They are vulnerable to unintentional damage and disruption, and to deliberate attack. This POSTnote outlines how the UK uses and accesses satellites, potential risks to satellites, and approaches to mitigation.
Original languageEnglish
TypePOST note contribution
Media of outputPOST note
PublisherUK Parliament POST
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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