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War in heaven : the arms race in outer space

Author: Helen Caldicott; Craig R Eisendrath
Publisher: New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When most of us think about the potential of outer space for future generations, we think of world communications, satellite navigation, and scientific exploration. U.S. Space Command, however, thinks about weapons."
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Caldicott; Craig R Eisendrath
ISBN: 9781595581143 1595581146
OCLC Number: 71552237
Description: xix, 166 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A brief history of outer space --
The peaceful potential of outer space --
Missile defense : the prelude to space-based weapons --
The weaponization of outer space --
Alternatives to weapons in outer space --
Appendix 1: some basic information about outer space and outer space weapons --
Appendix 2: Treaty on principles governing the activities of states in the exploration and use of outer space, including the moon and other celestial bodies (the Outer Space Treaty of 1967).
Other Titles: Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies
Responsibility: Helen Caldicott and Craig Eisendrath.
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"When most of us think about the potential of outer space for future generations, we think of world communications, satellite navigation, and scientific exploration. U.S. Space Command, however, thinks about weapons."

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