Leveraging Commercial Space Services: Opportunities and Risks for the Department of the Air Force
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Leveraging Commercial Space Services: Opportunities and Risks for the Department of the Air Force

6 September 2023

Summary

The expanding commercial space industry offers new opportunities — such as technological advances, lower launch costs, and innovative satellite applications — that could help the U.S. military meet mission requirements more efficiently. RAND researchers evaluated two commercial space markets to understand opportunities and risks that the Department of the Air Force could encounter when making decisions to invest in commercial space capabilities.

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RAND Project AIR FORCE
Force Modernization and Employment Program
Pages
78
RAND Identifier
RR-A1724-1
RAND Type
report
Source
https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RRA1724-1.html
Published in
United States
Rights
RAND Corporation

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markets satellite communication global positioning system united states air force united states space force commercial satellites

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