US National Space Policy as a benchmark for Canada

U.S. National Space Policy. Credit: White House.

Last week, while public attention was focused on talk of electoral colleges and presidential aspirations, President Trump and Vice President Pence quietly tabled what may be their most revolutionary document with little fanfare, the 2020 National Space Policy.

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About Prashant Shukle

President and CEO of the Global Geospatial Group, an international bespoke consultancy focused on geospatial and space-based technology, data and infrastructures. Prashant worked for 30 years in the federal government, in progressively senior roles, with the last ten as the head of the Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation. Prashant also serves on a variety of science boards and acts as a strategic advisor for geospatial startups and space consultancies.