The Aerospace Corporation’s Role in Ensuring the Availability of Critical Technologies

The Aerospace Corporation’s Role in Ensuring the Availability of Critical Technologies Aerospace and a consortium of industry partners work to identify and mitigate risks in the technology supply chain. First published May 2013, Crosslink® magazine Aaron Tout and John Adams   The Aerospace Corporation’s understanding of the space enterprise is broad and profound, gained from […]  More »

Laser-Scripted Modification of Nanomaterials for Supply-Chain Integrity

  Laser-Scripted Modification of Nanomaterials for Supply-Chain Integrity A major concern in supply-chain security is that a component should not be modified after it has been constructed and verified to meet its specifications; that is, the integrity of the component must be maintained. But because the communication and transportation channels required to deliver the component […]  More »

Cyber Protection and Space System Acquisition

Cyber Protection and Space System Acquisition Space systems will undoubtedly be targeted for future cyberattacks—but by focusing on capabilities, rather than components, developers can ensure that space assets will deliver critical functionality when it is needed most. Charles H. Lavine, Daniel Faigin, Michael H. Cole, Jerome Myers, and Deborah Shands   The process of acquiring […]  More »