What are the challenges of operating in the space domain?

- Environment, temperature, resource availability, costs, space traffic management, collision avoidance, space mission availability, fixed orbital trajectories over operational areas and competitor/adversary nations. 


a. access to space capabilities because it is shared between military and commercial service providers 

b. the interdependence between tactical and theatre space forces

c. different national and coalition forces priorities

d. national and international government needs

Key Terms

Space domain

The projection of space power through, from or in space (above the Karman Line - at 100 kilometres altitude).