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The militarization of space

U.S. policy, 1945-1984

by Paul B. Stares

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Astronautics, Military -- United States -- History,
    • United States -- Military policy

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul B. Stares.
      SeriesCornell studies in security affairs
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG1523 .S83 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination334 p. ;
      Number of Pages334
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2552265M
      ISBN 100801418100
      LC Control Number85047501

        The militarization of space assists armies on the conventional battlefield, whereas via the weaponization of space, outer space itself emerges as the battleground, sometimes referred to . Get this from a library! Militarization of space. [Ann E Robertson] -- Militarization of Space provides a history of space exploration and militarization, analyzing past and current laws governing space and addressing future expected developments in the field. Case.

      Planetary exploration and space science generally face a decade of tenuous existence as the militarization of the American space program gathers force. The emerging space program of the ’s contrasts sharply with the program’s first quarter century. During this classical era, exploration and scientific inquiry predominated over military. “WEAPONIZATION” VS. “MILITARIZATION” OF SPACE Alvin M. Saperstein Space as a Sanctuary Currently, space is not weaponized. There are no weapons deployed in space or terrestrially (in air, sea, or on the ground) meant to attack space objects, such as satellites; nor are satellite weapons deployed against terrestrial Size: KB.

      This is a carefully researched, well-documented account of the U.S. military space program under successive administrations. What is especially interesting is that, despite Sputnik and the advent of reconnaissance satellites, the development of antisatellite space weapons was resisted from the time of the Eisenhower Administration until the late s. A collection of the best books from the military science fiction and space opera genres. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.


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The militarization of space by Paul B. Stares Download PDF EPUB FB2

The militarization of space began as a rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union and grew to enormous proportions during the height of the Cold War.

Satellite reconnaissance, navigation and weapons guidance, and electronic intelligence comprise only a few of the efforts taken to militarize and dominate by: Product details Series: Cornell Studies in Security Affairs Hardcover: pages Publisher: NCROL; First Edition edition (August 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping Cited by: 7.

Taking the reader through the first Sputnik launch and then the Gulf War, the first space war, Handberg introduces his audience to a broad overview of space as an arena for the conduct of military activity. He argues that the new policies are likely to result in a world that is less, not more, by: 6.

The Militarization of Space book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. What this book really lacks is a cohesive framework for the study of the militarization of space. Instead of prattling on Wernher von Braun it would have been more constructive to create a framework under which a countries and technologies could have been assessed.1/5(1).

@article{osti_, title = {The militarization of space: U. policy, }, author = {Stares, P B}, abstractNote = {This is an account of the U.S. military space program under successive administrations.

Despite Sputnik and the advent of reconnaissance satellites, the development of antisatellite space weapons was resisted from the time of the Eisenhower Administration until the. According to US Presidents and the Militarization of Space, –, three American presidents in succession shared a fundamental objective of preserving space as a weapons-free frontier for the benefit of all humanity.

Between and Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson all saw nonaggressive military satellite development, as. According to US Presidents and the Militarization of Space, –, three American presidents in succession shared a fundamental objective of preserving space as a weapons-free frontier for the benefit of all humanity.

Satellites and space programs became critical elements among the national security objectives of both the United States and the Soviet Union. According to US Presidents and the Militarization of Space, –, three American presidents in succession shared a fundamental objective of preserving space as a weapons-free frontier for the.

The Militarization and Weaponization of Space by Matthew Mowthorpe and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Militarization and Weaponization of Space by Mowthorpe, Matthew - AbeBooks. "THE MILITARIZATION OF SPACE" by Richard L. Garwin IBM Thomas J.

Watson Research Center P.O. Box Yorktown Heights, NY () (also Adjunct Professor of Physics Columbia University) Presented in Washington at Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearings on Militarization of Space Septem MOS MOS 09/20/82 I am Richard Garwin.

Complete summary of Paul B. Stares' The Militarization of Space. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Militarization of Space. The Militarization and Weaponization of Space provides both historical context and background to the current state of play within space operations.

Its long list of sources and the excellent review make this book a necessity for anyone doing researcher in space operations, space policy and/or the military application of space.

The militarisation of space involves the placement and development of weaponry and military technology in outer space. The early exploration of space in the midth century had, in part, a military motivation, as the United States and the Soviet Union used it as an opportunity to demonstrate ballistic-missile technology and other technologies having the potential for military application.

Outer space has since been used as an operating location for military spacecraft. Two new books, Harnessing the Heavens edited by Paul Gillespie and Grant Weller and The Politics of Space Security by James Clay Moltz, make clear that military officials, strategists, and policy intellectuals have been arguing for half a century over whether and how space could and should be used in warfare and that the debate is far from resolved.

Militarization of Space: Selected full-text books and articles Military Space Power: A Guide to the Issues By Wilson W.S. Wong; James Fergusson Praeger, Read preview Overview. Stratfor Military Analyst Paul Floyd explains why militaries are expanding their war fighting capabilities into space.

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military in space. Militarization of Space: Policy and Legal Aspects”. It is intended to be a purely technical introduction to the conference, highlighting the different steps taken towards the conquest of space.

A great deal of the information used throughout the paper is based on articles found on the Internet andFile Size: 2MB. The Militarization and Weaponization of Space provides both historical context and background to the current state of play within space operations.

Its long list of sources and the excellent review make this book a necessity for anyone doing researcher in space operations, space policy and/or the military application of space.2/5(1).The Institute for Cooperation in Space (ICIS) works to prevent the militarization of space, and have space used for peaceful purposes.

Issue 2: International cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space provides a list of links compiled by Paula Hanasz, for an Asia-Pacific Model United Nationsl Conference.You guys should really check out the space marine books by Keith Douglas, it's a trilogy of trilogies and it just gets better and better.

It's got politics, relatively realistic science, old and new aliens, exploration of AI, depictions of a future Earth, and lots and lots of fighting!