Space is generally considered to begin 90 – 100 km above sea- level. Space Technologies exploit or must contend with the unique operational environment of space, which includes: freedom of action, global field of view, speed, freedom of access; a near vacuum; micro-gravity; isolation; and, extreme environments (temperature, vibration, sound and pressure).
10.A Precision Satellites
Surgically deliver a kinetic effect from space to targets larger than 10cm in diameter. Or, an instant energy effect on the ground for targets larger than 2m diameter, and can also be used as wireless charging for all the equipment in the area.
Energy, long range, precision
10.B Stealth Satellites
It is impossible to target capabilities on-board these satellites through remote means. Visible contact is ok though.
10.C Solar Space Power
Can deliver very large quantities of energy everywhere on Earth provided you have the necessary equipment to receive it.
Power delivery, precision
10.D Asteroid mining
Have rare earths and ultra-rare resources (like 3He) superiority/domain.
Rare earths, precious resources
10.E Instant launch
Launching into low Earth orbit (LEO) is possible from forward-operating bases. Payload per satellite is single-purpose and short-lived. Swarms of micro/nano-sats can be launched as well.
10.F Global radar
Targeting from space using GPS or other EM echoes.
Targeting, Signals of opportunity
10.G Moon Base
Have a persistent counterattack/observation base for Earth-orbiting objects. Defeats Earth-oriented countermeasures. Weaponisation of Moon?
Moon, counterattack, orbit
10.H Weaponised space debris
Allow for plausible deniability of adversarial satellite destruction and vast ground strike.
10.I Deep insertion
Choose one: either you get a strategic resupply anywhere on Earth, or you can project forces anywhere on Earth in hours.
Combat support, Infiltration
Adapted from the original 2018 version by Quentin Ladetto, Gabriele Rizzo, Jacqueline Eaton
Source of the images :
10.A; 10.B; 10.C; 10.D; 10.E; 10.F; 10.G; 10.H; 10.I