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PSSI to Hold its Fifth International Space Security Conference

03.05.2019

The Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI) will convene its fifth international Space Security Conference on June 9-11, 2019, in Prague, in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Secure World Foundation (SWF). The upon-invitation-only event, entitled “Evolution of the Counterspace Threat and Strengthening of International Space Partnerships”, will seek to identify policy challenges related to this higher risk environment, especially the expansion of space hybrid operations into the economic and financial (E&F) domain. More information can be found on the conference website.

Keynote speakers include Andrea L Thompson, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, U.S. Department of State; Lt Gen David D. Thompson, Vice Commander of the United States Air Force Space Command; Toshihiko Kasahara, Deputy Director of the Japanese Prime Minister’s Office Cabinet Satellite Intelligence Center (CSICE); Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Chief Strategist at the European Space Agency (ESA), and Carine Clayes, Special Envoy for Space (acting) at the European External Action Service. Complete list of speakers is available here.

PSSI Contributes to EUNPDC Ad Hoc Seminar on Space Safety, Security and Sustainability

09.12.2019

PSSI contributed to an Ad Hoc Seminar of the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium that took place in Brussels on December 9, 2019. The goal of this seminar was an international exchange concerning ongoing initiatives to promote the safety, ... more »

We Are Accepting Applications for Spring 2020 Internship for Space Security Program

08.12.2019

PSSI is presently looking for an intern for its Space Security Program. The intern should be interested in research, analysis and policy-making in the area of security considerations as it pertains to space. This analyst should be able to work part time ... more »

PSSI Launched a New Project Focusing on Strategic Communication

12.11.2019

In a world characterised by the decline of traditional media and the expansion of social networks, strategic communication is an invaluable tool for building trust between citizens and state institutions.  However, in the context of Central Europe, ... more »

PSSI Appears in Prestigious Imprimis Publication of Hillsdale College

01.11.2019

PSSI has long been concerned over a new, and perilously overlooked, front in the US-China economic/financial struggle. In an article published by Hillsdale College’s prestigious Imprimis, PSSI’s Co-Founder and Chairman Roger ... more »

PSSI Contributes to the 70th International Astronautical Congress

31.10.2019

PSSI took part in, and contributed to, the 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) held on October 21-25, 2019, in Washington, DC. The theme of this year’s Congress was “Space: The Power of the Past, the Promise of the Future”. ... more »

Space Security Program Director Elected Full Member of IAA

28.10.2019

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, was elected this summer to become a Full Member for Section 4 – Social Sciences – of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA). The formal acceptance ceremony was held ... more »