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- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 87.00
Space Warfare and Defense: A Historical Encyclopedia and Research Guide provides comprehensive coverage of the development of space as a possible arena for warfare, exploring the military uses of space?past, present, and future?and specific details of actual space weapons systems. The encyclopedia spans the breadth of U.S. military space policy;... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 64.00
The militarization of space is already underway, with unpredictable consequences for the way war will be conducted in the future. Military Space Power: A Guide to the Issues examines the militarization of space from historical, technological, and geopolitical angles. It traces space militarization from concepts proposed before World War II through... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 154.95 US$ 134.29
Presents the theories and applications of determining the position of an object in space through the use of satellites As the importance of space reconnaissance technology intensifies, more and more countries are investing money in building their own space reconnaissance satellites. Due to the secrecy and sensitivity of the operations, it is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book analyses the rationale and history of space programs in countries of the developing world. Space was at one time the sole domain of the wealthiest developed countries. However, the last couple of decades of the twentieth century and the first decade of the twenty-first century have witnessed the number of countries with state-supported... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 61.00
During the Cold War era, space was an important arena for the clashing superpowers, yet the United States government chose not to station weapons there. Today, new space security dynamics are evolving that reflect the growing global focus upon the broad potential contributions of space capabilities to global prosperity and security. Space and... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 40.00
In the clash of ideologies represented by the Cold War, even the heavens were not immune to militarization. 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, 1946?1967 , three American presidents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This new study considers military space strategy within the context of the land and naval strategies of the past. Explaining why and how strategists note the similarities of space operations to those of the air and naval forces, this book shows why many such strategies unintentionally lead to overemphasizing the importance of space-based offensive... more...
- SPIE 2006; US$ 75.00
This book will guide you in the use of remote sensing for military and intelligence gathering applications. It is a must read for students working on systems acquisition or for anyone interested in the products derived from remote sensing systems. R. C. Olsen of the Naval Postgraduate School offers an eclectic description of the technologies and underlying... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 54.00
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 studies in this new volume include the United States, Russia, the European Space Agency, China, and some of the emerging players, including Japan, North Korea,... more...