In a world reliant on satellite technology, cyberattacks on these systems are emerging as a significant concern. This article by Walter Peeters explores the growing threat of cyberattacks on satellites, uncovering the hidden risks and consequences of space cyberattacks and how they can disrupt economies and daily operations, creating an understanding of the importance of safeguarding our space assets.
It highlights recent incidents, including attacks on Ukrainian institutions and SpaceX’s encounter with cyber threats, which underscore the vulnerability of satellite systems.
Learn about the crucial role satellites play in modern life, from military operations to economic activities and the potential consequences of a satellite shutdown, from immediate disruptions to long-term economic collapse.
Read this article by Walter Peeters, Professor of Space Business and Management at the International Space University:
EuroSpaceHub is a group of 5 founding members, VilniusTECH, International Space University, Complutense University Madrid, Lunex Foundation and Collabwith Group.
EuroSpaceHub aims to connect digitally the space ecosystem in Europe, from tech transfer offices to industry, space accelerator networks, research centres, and other universities. The project will allow these actors to easily connect with financial opportunities from the Horizon Europe framework, the venture capital programme, and the InnovFin initiative. EuroSpaceHub will bridge the gap between academic institutions and industry using a collaborative mindset and entrepreneurship programmes inside the universities connected through tech transfer offices.
EUROSPACEHUB IS FOUNDED BY VILNIUSTECH, INTERNATIONAL SPACE UNIVERSITY, COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID, COLLABWITH, LUNEX FOUNDATIONS AND FUNDED BY THE EIT HEI INITIATIVE LEAD BY EIT MANUFACTURING & EIT RAW MATERIALS.