The Space Power and Politics series will provide a forum where space policy and historical issues can be explored and examined in-depth. The series will produce works that examine civil, commercial, and military uses of space and their implications for international politics, strategy, and political economy. This will include works on government and private space programs, technological developments, conflict and cooperation, security issues, and history.
Space Policy in Developing Countries The Search for Security and Development on the Final Frontier
Space Warfare Strategy, Principles and Policy
Space and Defense Policy
The International Politics of Space
By Thomas Hoerber, Antonella Forganni
August 01, 2022
This volume addresses developments in European space policy and its significance for European integration, using discourse theory as a framework. It seeks to address the developments in European space policy by examining several sensitive security questions linked in general with space activities, ...
By Brad Townsend
August 01, 2022
This book examines the drivers behind great power security competition in space to determine whether realistic strategic alternatives exist to further militarization. Space is an area of increasing economic and military competition. This book offers an analysis of actions and events indicative of ...
By Thomas Hoerber, Sarah Lieberman
May 16, 2019
This book builds a bridge between current research in space policy and contemporary European political studies by addressing developments in European space policy and its significance for European integration. It answers questions central to European studies applying them to the burgeoning field ...
By John J. Klein
March 18, 2019
This book examines the rise of great power competition in space, including the relevant and practical space strategies for China, Russia, the United States, and other countries. The work discusses the concepts and writings of past strategists, such as Thucydides, Sun Tzu, and Clausewitz, in ...
By Robert C. Harding
February 01, 2017
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 ...
By Sheng-Chih Wang
April 26, 2013
This book examines transatlantic politics through an analysis of 60 years of US-European strategic interaction in space. The significance of space politics for the study of transatlantic relations receives surprisingly little scholarly attention. As a theatre of interaction, transatlantic space ...
By Roy F. Houchin II
May 10, 2013
An essential new account of some of the most valuable research and development in international military history. Roy F. Houchin II shows how the roots of US Air Force hypersonic research and development are grounded in Army Air Force General Henry H. 'Hap' Arnold's identification of the need ...
By Eligar Sadeh
November 28, 2012
This book offers an overview of space strategy in the 21st century. The purpose of space strategy is to coordinate, integrate, and prioritize space activities across security, commercial, and civil sectors. Without strategy, space activities continue to provide value, but it becomes difficult to ...
By Roger Handberg, Zhen Li
September 10, 2012
This volume explains the beginnings and expansion of China's space program, analyzing how China is now able to hold such ambitions and how the interaction between technology, politics and economics has influenced the Chinese space program. It opens by tracing out the earlier development of the ...
By John J. Klein
August 17, 2006
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 ...
By Damon Coletta, Frances T. Pilch
December 04, 2009
This edited volume introduces the reader to the role of space in military and defense strategy, and outlines some of the major foreign and domestic actors in the space arena, as well as constraints of law and treaties on activities in space. It also addresses science and technology as they relate ...
By Michael Sheehan
December 27, 2007
The year 2007 saw the fiftieth anniversary of the Space Age, which began with the launching of Sputnik by the Soviet Union in October 1957. Space is crucial to the politics of the postmodern world. It has seen competition and cooperation in the past fifty years, and is in danger of becoming a ...