France Conducts First Virtual Military Space Operations

Artist's concept of CSO.
Credit: Airbus
LYON, France—The French Air and Space Force is conducting its first virtual exercise for military operations in space, a weeklong simulation of various threats against satellites to test the fledging space command’s reaction. The goal of exercise AsterX 2021 is “to assess processes, evaluate the...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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