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The Resource On the edge of Earth : the future of American space power, Steven Lambakis

On the edge of Earth : the future of American space power, Steven Lambakis

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On the edge of Earth : the future of American space power
Title
On the edge of Earth
Title remainder
the future of American space power
Statement of responsibility
Steven Lambakis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"" The United States has long exploited Earth's orbits to enhance security, generate wealth, and solidify its position as a world leader. America's ambivalence toward military activities in space, however, has the potential to undermine our future security. Many in Washington possess a peculiar regard for space and warfare. Some perceive space as a place to defend and fight for America's vital interests. Others -- whose voices are frequently dominant and manifested in public rhetoric, funded defense programs, international diplomacy, and treaty commitments -- look upon space as a preserve n
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N$T
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Lambakis, Steven James
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Astronautics and state
  • Astronautics
  • National security
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Astronautics and state
  • Astronautics
  • National security
  • United States
  • Sicherheitspolitik
  • Raumfahrtpolitik
  • Weltraumforschung
  • USA
Label
On the edge of Earth : the future of American space power, Steven Lambakis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1: The Vital Force; 1. In Space Is Our Trust: How and Why Does Space Impact the United States?; How Did We Reach Space?; What Can a World-Circling Spacecraft Do for Us?; How Does Space Serve the Public Good?; Why Is Business Looking Up?; How Is Space Revolutionizing National Defense?; What Is the Bottom Line?; 2. Space and International Security Affairs: What Role Does Space Play in International Relations?; What Are the Significant Global Trends?; What Is a Spacefaring Nation, and What Is a Space Power?
  • How Do Satellites Empower Other Nations?How Do Nations Cooperate?; How Has the Space Age Affected Diplomacy?; What Is Permitted and Prohibited Under International Law?; Are There Bureaucrats in Space Too?; What Is the Bottom Line?; 3. Evolution of a Space Power: What Are the Implications of the Space Revolution for U.S. Military Strategy?; Why Is the United States a Natural Space Power?; How Does Space Tie into the U.S. Security Strategy?; How Does Space Help Meet Current Military Requirements?; How Can the United States Satisfy Future Military Requirements?; What Is in the Space Arsenal?
  • What Obstacles Lie before U.S. Space Power?What Is the Bottom Line?; Part 2: In the Arena; 4. Survival in the Twenty-first Century: Is There a Credible Threat to U.S. Space Systems?; How Shall We Understand Threats to U.S. Space Systems?; How Can the United States Assure Its Space Operations?; Why Attack the United States in Space?; Is There a Credible Threat to U.S. Space Systems Today?; What Is the Bottom Line?; 5. The Shattered Sanctum: How Might Space Be Used against the United States?; What Foreign National Space Capabilities Exist?
  • What Are the Military Implications of Proliferating Space Systems?Can We Counter Hostile Uses of Space?; What Is the Bottom Line?; 6. The Pitfalls of Arrogance and the Limits of Military Power: How Might a Technologically Inferior Adversary Gain an Advantage?; What Is Mirror-Imaging and How Is It Harmful?; How Might the Weak Defeat the Strong?; What Kinds of Strategic Effects Might Space Operations Have?; What Is Being Said Abroad about Space and Warfare?; What Is the Bottom Line?; Part 3: Confronting Janus; 7. National Defense Space Policy: How Has Policy Evolved since Eisenhower?
  • What Is Policy?What Are the Origins of the ""Freedom of Space"" Principle?; How Has U.S. Space Policy Evolved?; What Is the Bottom Line?; 8. Freedom of Space and the Defect of Present Policy: Why Is the United States Unprepared for Its Military Future in Space?; Is Space a Battlefield?; What Has Congress Said about the ""New Battlefield""?; Is Space a Sanctuary?; What Is the Bottom Line?; 9. Putting on a New Face: Maturing the United States' Policy Vision; Vision; Policy; Strategy; Rhetoric; Diplomacy; Organization; Programs; Resources; Intelligence; International Law; Education
Control code
ocn864899876
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 365 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813145778
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt595zjd
  • 0a1ed7dd-16ec-498b-9c11-b96e2976f0b1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)864899876
Label
On the edge of Earth : the future of American space power, Steven Lambakis
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1: The Vital Force; 1. In Space Is Our Trust: How and Why Does Space Impact the United States?; How Did We Reach Space?; What Can a World-Circling Spacecraft Do for Us?; How Does Space Serve the Public Good?; Why Is Business Looking Up?; How Is Space Revolutionizing National Defense?; What Is the Bottom Line?; 2. Space and International Security Affairs: What Role Does Space Play in International Relations?; What Are the Significant Global Trends?; What Is a Spacefaring Nation, and What Is a Space Power?
  • How Do Satellites Empower Other Nations?How Do Nations Cooperate?; How Has the Space Age Affected Diplomacy?; What Is Permitted and Prohibited Under International Law?; Are There Bureaucrats in Space Too?; What Is the Bottom Line?; 3. Evolution of a Space Power: What Are the Implications of the Space Revolution for U.S. Military Strategy?; Why Is the United States a Natural Space Power?; How Does Space Tie into the U.S. Security Strategy?; How Does Space Help Meet Current Military Requirements?; How Can the United States Satisfy Future Military Requirements?; What Is in the Space Arsenal?
  • What Obstacles Lie before U.S. Space Power?What Is the Bottom Line?; Part 2: In the Arena; 4. Survival in the Twenty-first Century: Is There a Credible Threat to U.S. Space Systems?; How Shall We Understand Threats to U.S. Space Systems?; How Can the United States Assure Its Space Operations?; Why Attack the United States in Space?; Is There a Credible Threat to U.S. Space Systems Today?; What Is the Bottom Line?; 5. The Shattered Sanctum: How Might Space Be Used against the United States?; What Foreign National Space Capabilities Exist?
  • What Are the Military Implications of Proliferating Space Systems?Can We Counter Hostile Uses of Space?; What Is the Bottom Line?; 6. The Pitfalls of Arrogance and the Limits of Military Power: How Might a Technologically Inferior Adversary Gain an Advantage?; What Is Mirror-Imaging and How Is It Harmful?; How Might the Weak Defeat the Strong?; What Kinds of Strategic Effects Might Space Operations Have?; What Is Being Said Abroad about Space and Warfare?; What Is the Bottom Line?; Part 3: Confronting Janus; 7. National Defense Space Policy: How Has Policy Evolved since Eisenhower?
  • What Is Policy?What Are the Origins of the ""Freedom of Space"" Principle?; How Has U.S. Space Policy Evolved?; What Is the Bottom Line?; 8. Freedom of Space and the Defect of Present Policy: Why Is the United States Unprepared for Its Military Future in Space?; Is Space a Battlefield?; What Has Congress Said about the ""New Battlefield""?; Is Space a Sanctuary?; What Is the Bottom Line?; 9. Putting on a New Face: Maturing the United States' Policy Vision; Vision; Policy; Strategy; Rhetoric; Diplomacy; Organization; Programs; Resources; Intelligence; International Law; Education
Control code
ocn864899876
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 365 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813145778
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt595zjd
  • 0a1ed7dd-16ec-498b-9c11-b96e2976f0b1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)864899876

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