Competition and Collaboration in Space Between the U.S., China, and Australia

Woomera to WGS and the Impact of Changing U.S. National Space Security Policy

Published In: Asian Survey, v. 54, no. 2, Australia's Strategic Dilemma, Mar./Apr. 2014, p. 395-417

Posted on RAND.org on March 05, 2015

by Chad J. R. Ohlandt

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U.S. national security space policy has recently shifted significantly toward increased international cooperation. Australian space activities have been reinvigorated, but remain underfunded. China's space activities remain vigorous, but largely unilateral. Given U.S. policy changes, opportunities for cooperation and collaboration among all three have improved.

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