The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency relies heavily on new space technologies to accomplish its mission. It can't do it all on its own though; as usual that's where the commercial side of things comes in.
When you think of space, you don't think of it as the frontline of cyber war, but that's not the case. Many important aspects of U.S. critical infrastructure are controlled from space, and could be vulnerable to cyber attacks from malicious hackers.
One of the biggest arenas for growth in the commercial space field is within the intelligence community.
The Space Hour spoke to former President and CEO of VOX Space Mandy Vaughn
The Space Hour spoke with Jim Reuter, NASA's Associate Administrator for the Space Technology Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters.
The Space Hour spoke to Wayne Monteith, the FAA's Associate Administrator for commercial space transportation, and Mike Gold, who at the time was NASA's Associate Administrator for space policy and partnerships.