The looming threat of a “space Pearl Harbor” entered the lexicon with the Rumsfeld Commission report in 2001, gained traction as a plot device in the fictional best-seller Ghost Fleet in 2016 and inspired a new approach to the U.S. military’s space presence earlier this year.  Never have U.S. military capabilities in space been so vital to operations, nor more vulnerable to compromise or attack. It was this conundrum that inspired the Defense Department’s ...


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