The Pentagon has made space a top priority in their 2019 defense budget request, and the U.S. Air Force has requested a 33% increase in its R&D budget for space systems. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson explained, “As we shift to space as a warfighting domain... Our adversaries know how much the U.S. depends on its space systems.”
We described the importance of space in our first issue of DTA, and several of our portfolio companies provide you with exposure to space technology. We will continue to look for more.
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