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Heavenly ambitions : America's quest to dominate space

Author: Joan Johnson-Freese
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2009.
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In Heavenly Ambitions, Joan Johnson-Freese lays out her vision of the future of space as a frontier where nations cooperate, and military activity is circumscribed by arms control treaties that would  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Johnson-Freese
ISBN: 9780812241693 081224169X
OCLC Number: 290492922
Description: xii, 178 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Space : the final Cold War frontier --
The evolution of U.S. space policy --
Space weapons : fact and fiction --
Strategic communications : what message is the United States trying to convey? --
Diplomacy and arms control : limits and opportunities --
Globalizing space.
Responsibility: Joan Johnson-Freese.

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"[Johnson-Freese] rightly discusses at length the emerging U.S.-China space relationship... One of the most convincing parts of the book is devoted to the risks of miscommunication between Washington Read more...

 
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