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Spies in the sky : surveillance satellites in war and peace

Author: Pat Norris
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer ; Chichester, UK : in association with Praxis Publishing, ©2008.
Series: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Today, military satellites represent 25 per cent of all satellites in orbit. In Spies in the Sky, Pat Norris argues that the development of satellites has prevented nuclear Armageddon. He believes that the 'race to the Moon' between the two superpowers was a side effect of the Cold War, and that the most important event was the use of satellites by military powers to prevent the Cold War becoming a 'hot war.' He  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pat Norris
ISBN: 9780387716725 0387716726
OCLC Number: 154711855
Description: xvii, 220 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Sputnik --
2. After 50 years : satellites in our daily lives --
3. Cold War nuclear stand-off --
4. Spy satellites --
5. Problems verifying an Arms Limitation Treaty --
6. road to SALT-I --
7. SALT-II --
8. other Cold War nuclear powers : China, the UK, France --
9. After the Cold War : regional tensions --
10. What the future holds.
Series Title: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Responsibility: Pat Norris.

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In this book, Patrick Norris responds to the 50th Anniversary of the dawn of the Space Age - the launch of Sputnik 1 - with a review of the most important historical applications of space science for  Read more...

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