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Military astronautics. Space warfare. Space surveillance

  • Space Warfare and Defense: A Historical Encyclopedia and Research Guideby Bert Chapman

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 95.00

    This timely resource provides a history of the development of space weapons and warfare strategies and a comprehensive reference guide to the growing literature on the subject. more...

  • Columbiaby Philip Chien

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 27.50

    Covers the US space program, providing an insight into the crew members who lost their lives in the Columbia disaster. This book reviews in detail their training, their scientific work and other activities during their successful 16-day flight, the background of the accident itself and a detailed account of what happened that day in February 2003. more...

  • Military Space Power: A Guide to the Issuesby James Fergusson; Wilson Wong

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 34.95

    This handbook examines the militarization of space, providing a fair and balanced discussion of the emerging issues concerning space security and defense. more...

  • Space Electronic Reconnaissanceby Fucheng Guo; Yun Fan; Yiyu Zhou; Caigen Xhou; Qiang Li

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    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...

  • Space Policy in Developing Countriesby Robert C. Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • Space and Securityby Peter L. Hays

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00

    Two-and-a-half years before Russia launched the first Sputnik satellites in 1957, the United States had already established a secret policy that emphasized peaceful applications of space technology and set the precedent of using satellite overflight for reconnaissance collection. Almost all of the organization and management structures that were created... more...

  • US Presidents and the Militarization of Space, 1946-1967by Sean N. Kalic

    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...

  • Space Warfareby John J. Klein

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Supporting Expeditionary Aerospace Forcesby Patrick Mills; Amatzia Feinberg

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    This briefing assesses the utility of the Reliability, Avalilability and Maintainability of Pods (RAMPOD) database as an analytical tool in support of the electronic countermeasure (ECM) system, which is a component of the support system for the Expeditionary Aerospace Force (EAF). more...

  • Neither Starwars nor Sanctuaryby Michael E. O'Hanlon

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 19.95

    Space has been militarized for over four decades. Should it now be weaponized? This incisive and insightful book argues that it should not. Since the cold war, space has come to harbor many tools of the tactical warfighter. Satellites have long been used to provide strategic communication, early warning of missile launch, and arms control verification.... more...