Sandra Erwin

National Security Reporter

Sandra Erwin covers the military and national security beat at SpaceNews.

SpaceNews, established in 1989, is a trusted and independent source of news and analysis of the companies, agencies, technologies and trends shaping the global space industry.

Erwin, based in Arlington, Virginia, specializes in Defense Department and Intelligence Community space programs, policy, budgets, technology and the industry that supports this sector.

In addition to reporting breaking news, Erwin writes a monthly column “On National Security” that appears monthly in the SpaceNews magazine and edits SpaceNews Military.Space, a weekly news-and-insights newsletter.

She joined SpaceNews in October 2017.

Before coming to SpaceNews, Erwin covered the U.S. military, the Pentagon, Congress and the defense industry for over two decades as editor of the National Defense Industrial Association’s National Defense Magazine and Pentagon correspondent for Real Clear Defense.

2 Sessions

Featured Speaker – Brig. Gen. Wayne R. Monteith, USAF (Ret.)

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Panel – The Space Beat: Today’s Space Reporters Speak

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm