In Episode 79 of the Aerospace Advantage podcast, Allied Space Perspectives: Conversation with Air Vice Marshall Smyth, host John “Slick” Baum and Gen Kevin Chilton, USAF (ret) chat with Air Vice Marshall Harv Smyth, Director of Space at the Ministry of Defence, to discuss the United Kingdom’s approach to national security issues on orbit. This conversation is especially important given the MOD’s recently released white paper: “Defence Space Strategy: Operationalizing the Space Domain.” Understanding how our allies view this domain and the related missions is crucial. This conversation affords numerous key insights in those regards.
Host: Lt Col (Ret.) John “Slick” Baum, Senior Fellow, The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies
Producer: Daniel C. Rice
Executive Producer: Douglas Birkey
Guest: Gen (Ret.) Kevin Chilton, Explorer Chair, The Mitchell Institute Spacepower Advantage Center of Excellence
Guest: Air Vice Marshall Harvey Smyth, Director of Space UK Ministry of Defence, Royal Air Force