April 6, 2021 – Young Professional Series | Space defense systems and Harry Potter have more in common than you might think. Whether flying out of earth’s orbit or running through bricks to reach Platform 9 ¾, special circumstances require special countermeasures. While the United States is increasingly dependent on space systems, its ability to effectively deter attacks in space is in doubt.
Kaitlyn Johnson, Deputy Director and Fellow for the Aerospace Security Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) talks with Caroline Schaefer, Virtual Communications Specialist at the World Affairs Council of Connecticut, about current space threats, the future of space defenses and what policies can be integrated for a safer world (and beyond). And as Harry Potter would say, “mischief managed.”