Weapons in Space

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Published by W W Norton & Co Inc (Np) .

Written in English

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ContributionsFranklin A. Long (Editor), Donald Hafner (Editor), Jeffrey Boutwell (Editor)
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Number of Pages386
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Open LibraryOL7455127M
ISBN 100393955273
ISBN 109780393955279

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Criticism of the style of the book has centered on its political : Robert A. Heinlein. Since Sputnik 1 launched innations have been racing to gain a military advantage in space — the ultimate "high ground." Check out the top 10 space weapon concepts from over the years.

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They include weapons that can attack space systems in orbit, attack targets on the earth from space or disable missiles travelling through space. In the course of the militarisation of space, such weapons were developed mainly by the contesting superpowers during the Cold War, and some remain under development today.

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Space weapons, however defined, may serve some space security needs. If that comes at the cost of a reduction in the other two factors, clearly it is not a viable option. Likewise, certain proposals that have been made for international regimes and bans on weapons may in theory create safety, but if they ignore the security concerns of space.

This book is recommended to those wishing to be informed about space weapons. I am not aware of any other book that is as comprehensive. Whether you are for or against space weapons this book provides the material upon which to base your arguments.

If you are interested in the military use of space or in national security policy, this is a book Cited by: Space warfare is combat that takes place in outer space.

The scope of space warfare therefore includes ground-to-space warfare, such as attacking satellites from the Earth, as well as space-to-space warfare, such as satellites attacking satellites.

As of no actual warfare has ever taken place in space. The book describes the space weapons programs of various countries. It details the history of negotiations to prevent, or at least control, the weaponization of space, including analyses of the political, military, technical, and legal problems facing negotiators trying to avoid a catastrophic new space race.

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space shuttles, spy satellites and anti-satellite weapons and manned space stations. A third space weapon in development is the military space plane. A joint venture between NASA and the Air Force is trying to develop a space plane labeled the X While President Clinton line item vetoed the Air Force portion of the military space plane inNASA has continued development of the space plane for non-military : Kevin Bonsor.

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While space has become an increasingly important arena for military operations, countries have not yet placed weapons in space or developed weapons which would fire into space.

Thus, for the moment, space is non-weaponised. However, this situation may soon change. A number of countries, including Russia, China and the US, are reported to already be developing anti-satellite weapons.

The Outer Space Treaty of banned the stationing and use of nuclear weapons in space. The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty of prohibits all kinds of nuclear explosions; whether over- or underground, underwater or in the atmosphere.

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Our book argues that as we come across these new technologies — cyber, robotics, space weapons — we should look back and be guided by those fundamental principles, rather than thinking we can devise a whole code in advance for how these new weapons should work; or that we should just ban them the people like Elon Musk want to, along with.

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Weapons in Space is a booklet published in by Seven Stories Press as part of its Open Media Pamphlet Series. Written by journalist Karl Grossman, who also wrote about the potential dangers of nuclear-powered spacecraft like the Cassini.

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Along with direct-ascent ASAT weapons, China is also believed to be developing other space weapons. In JuneChina launched the Aolong-1. Space Weapons and the Law Vol. 93 Outer space is of critical importance for numerous vital functions in the modern world.2 In the military context, these include anti-ballistic missile operations, long-range precision strike and ground-based mid-course missile defense missions,3 4intelligence, communications and navigation : Bill Boothby.Military science fiction is a subgenre of science fiction that features the use of science fiction technology, mainly weapons, for military purposes and usually principal characters that are members of a military organization involved in military activity; occurring sometimes in outer space or on a different planet or planets.

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