When the space age began, the opportunities to access space were limited to only a few nations and there were limited consequences for bad behavior. The special nature of space as a sphere of civilian and military activity continues to draw increasing interest as more countries develop and enhance their space programs.
Earth is one of an estimated 1024 (1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000) planets in the observable universe. The odds that our world is the only one suitable for life are astronomical – pun intended.
The race is on for mining not only precious minerals but also building out a security force to keep our technology, and our place among the stars, safe from the unknown.
The aerospace industry employs a wide number of people. For example, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) hires people from multiple fields, including:
By William Tucker Contributor, In Homeland Security This summer will mark the 50th anniversary of the first manned lunar…