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Saadia Pekkanen Quoted in Article on U.S. Outer Space Policy

Mt. Rainier at Night
Image Credit: UW SPARC, 2020 Space Symposium.

November 10, 2020

Saadia Pekkanen, Jackson School and Japan Studies Program faculty and co-director of the University of Washington Space Policy and Research Center, known as SPARC, was quoted in Geekwire’s “Pentagon worries that satellite attack could spark ‘mutually assured destruction’ “.

Pekkanen was interviewed as part of the 2020 Space Symposium, hosted online by SPARC on Nov. 6, that brought together over 450 industry leaders, policymakers and researchers. She co-founded SPARC in 2019 in partnership with Kristi Morgansen, UW professor and chair of aeronautics and astronautics at the University of Washington.

Read the full Geekwire Article