About the Author
Alexandra Stickings is research fellow for space policy and security in the Military Sciences Team at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies. Her research interests include military space programmes, space warfare, counterspace capabilities, disarmament and space situational awareness (SSA). She has published on space topics for a variety of outlets and is a regular speaker at international conferences and symposiums. She frequently provides expert commentary to the media, including the BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Deutsche Welle, Politico, The Times and the Telegraph.
Alexandra holds an MSc in international security and global governance from Birkbeck College, University of London, a BA(Hons) in international studies from the Open University and a BSc(Hons) in physics with astronomy from the University of Nottingham.