Cover: Assessing the Future Role and Conduct of the Army Space Exploitation Demonstration Program (ASEDP)

Assessing the Future Role and Conduct of the Army Space Exploitation Demonstration Program (ASEDP)

Published 1996

by John R. Hiland, Gaylord Huth, Susan Pond

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The Army Space Exploitation Demonstration Program (ASEDP) has been conducted for the past seven years as an important part of the Army's overall efforts to effectively utilize and integrate space assets and capabilities into its operations and other activities. This annotated briefing presents the results of an effort to review the current process used to select candidate space demonstrations, as well as the emerging interfaces with other new internal Army program initiatives that will shape the future context for this program. Improvements to the current selection process are suggested, and alternative future program directions are assessed. The document also presents some viewpoints, gleaned from a series of interviews with 16 key Army people, on the ASEDP and Army space efforts in general.

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