Space and Cyberspace: Enduring Missions in a Changing World

January 07, 2014

General William L. Shelton, Commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado

Gen. William L. Shelton is Commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. He is responsible for organizing, equipping, training and maintaining mission-ready space and cyberspace forces and capabilities for North American Aerospace Defense Command, U.S. Strategic Command and other combatant commands around the world. General Shelton oversees Air Force network operations; manages a global network of satellite command and control, communications, missile warning and space launch facilities; and is responsible for space system development and acquisition. He leads more than 46,000 professionals, assigned to 88 locations worldwide and deployed to an additional 35 global locations.

In this lecture and discussion, General Shelton discusses what the Air Force Space Command does for the nation, how it does it, and how the command works with others to achieve its missions in space and cyberspace.

Sponsored by The Space Policy Institute