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.
|Type||POST note contribution|
|Media of output||POST note|
|Publisher||UK Parliament POST|
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - 15 Sep 2021|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy(all)