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Space is the Next Military Theatre

File photo: Artist rendering of the Department of National Defence Sapphire satellite used for Space-Based Surveillance. Credit: MDA.

OTTAWA - Forget the notion of space being off-limits to human conflict. According to three defence experts who spoke at the Space Bound 2022 conference, space is the next military theatre — and Canada and its allies need to prepare their satellites, spacecraft, and ground stations to deal with this harsh reality.

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About James Careless

James Careless is an award-winning satellite communications writer. He has covered the industry since the 1990s.