60 Minutes: The Battle Above

Released in 2015, Narrated by David Martin

Our lives are becoming increasingly dependent on space capabilities. Besides military applications, people around the world depend on satellites for communication, navigation, and imagery for commerce and humanitarian purposes. This dependency is no secret to those whose interests conflict with ours. In this piece, General John Hyten explains Air Force Space Command’s mission, threats from other nations, and our resolve to protect our own space capabilities.

David Martin

About The Narrator

David C. Martin (born July 28, 1943) is an American television news correspondent, journalist, and author who works for CBS News. He is currently the network's National Security Correspondent reporting from The Pentagon, a position he has held since 1993. Martin has contributed reports to the CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes, and 48 Hours.