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Richard Payne

Richard Payne is Communications Coordinator at the Council on Geostrategy. He holds a BA in International Relations and Political Science and a MSc in Global Cooperation and Security, both from the University of Birmingham.

Richard Payne

Shaping behaviour in the space domain

Richard Payne explores two options for shaping responsible behaviour in the space domain and argues that a normative approach is required

Watching a war in real time

Richard Payne explores how the war in Ukraine is revealing the potential of social media and commercial satellite imagery to impact war-fighting strategy

The threat of space debris

Richard Payne examines the threat of space debris to orbital activities in the light of the recent Russian anti-satellite missile test

What Britain’s Defence Space Strategy needs

Richard Payne looks forward towards the upcoming Defence Space Strategy and assesses what is needed to protect Britain in space

Why space matters to the United Kingdom

Richard Payne examines the reasons behind the United Kingdom's recent focus on the commercial space sector and space defence