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Weapons in Space (Open Media Pamphlet Series)

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Open Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relations,
  • Space science,
  • Theory of warfare & military science,
  • Weapons & equipment,
  • Space weapons,
  • Peace,
  • Military Use Of Space,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Space warfare,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Military Science,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • United States,
  • Military & War,
  • Military policy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichio Kaku (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8789533M
    ISBN 101583220445
    ISBN 109781583220443


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Weapons in Space (Open Media Pamphlet Series) by Karl Grossman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Grossman shows the intimate link between the militarization and the nuclearization of space, and follows the flow of billions of U.S. tax dollars to the corporations that research and develop weapons for space.

His book explains the Outer Space Treaty and gives a history of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear power in Space: what it is doing, what it plans to do—and what the reader can do to Cited by:   Based on excerpts from U.S.

government documents, award-winning investigative journalist Karl Grossman outlines the U.S. military's space doctrine, its similarity with the original Stars Wars scheme of Ronald Reagan and Edward Teller, and the space. Weapons in Space examines how the United States is forcing forward—in violation of international treaties—to militarize space.4/5.

Based on excerpts from U.S. government documents, award-winning investigative journalist Karl Grossman outlines the U.S. military’s space doctrine, its similarity with the original Stars Wars scheme of Ronald Reagan and Edward Teller, and the space-based lasers, hypervelocity guns, and particle beams it plans to deploy in its mission to “dominate” earth.

Weapons in Space (Open Media Series Book 20) - Kindle edition by Grossman, Karl, Kaku, Michio. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Weapons in Space (Open Media Series Book 20)/5(4).

Weapons in Space examines how the United States is forcing forward—in violation of international treaties—to militarize space. Based on excerpts from U.S. government documents, award-winning investigative journalist Karl Grossman outlines the U.S. military's space doctrine, its similarity with the original Stars Wars scheme of Ronald Reagan and Edward Teller, and the 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 for you.

Andrew M. SesslerCited by:   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.

This short book looks into the broader concepts behind this, the militarization and weaponization of outer. "Space Wars, Worlds and Weapons' is a dramatic and exciting account of the conflicts which engulfed the Galactic worlds during the first five millennia on the cosmic calendar. Stunningly illustrated are the machines, the spacecraft and he weaponry used by the Empires of Reviews: 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.

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In the course of the militarisation of space, such weapons were developed mainly by the contesting superpowers during the Cold War, and. This book, first published inanalyses the factors that have shaped the militarization of space.

By examining in great detail the determinants of U.S. policy, it explains why for over 25 years space did not become the scene of an arms race, and why this began to change in the late s.

Both superpowers did, however, develop a limited anti-satellite capability in the s, and these. 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.

Book Description This book examines the issues surrounding the potential development by the United States of a space-based laser weapons program. It addresses criticisms of the proposed program and considers its future in light of developments in U.S.

defense strategy and doctrine. Book Description Seven Stories Press,U.S., United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Weapons in Space examines how the United States is forcing forward--in violation of international treaties--to militarize space.

An integral part of this transition involves the possibility of deploying weapons in space. While there is a growing literature about the need for weapons in space or, conversely the need to ensure that space remains a weapons-free sanctuary, little has been written about what space-based weapons can and cannot bring to the battlefield.

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Space Weapons, Space War book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. How we and alien beings will actually fight the wars of the /5. Space weapons. Antisatellitenwaffe; Atomstrategie; Raketenabwehr; Sicherheitspolitik; Strategische Verteidigungsinitiative; Waffentechnik; Weltraumwaffe; Sovetskaja Associacija Meždunarodnogo Prava; Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer; NATO.

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Press, CambridgeISBN John J. Klein: Space Warfare: Strategy, Principles and Policy. The term ‘space weapons’ encompasses both weapons placed in space and those on Earth capable of targeting space assets, as well as weapons which transit in outer space.

Such weapons include satellites which can fire lasers, or rockets capable of launching satellites from the Earth into the low-Earth Orbit (LEO). France, Russia, China, the.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 87, [5] pages: illustrations ; 18 cm. Contents: Foreword / Michio Kaku --Vision for Full Spectrum Dominance --Space-Based Lasers --Preventing an Arms Race in Space --Excalibur --Politics, Puppeteering, and the Power Structure --Internal Opposition --Historical Precedent --Globalization and Control --Against.

Space weapons are weapons used in space include weapons that can attack space systems in orbit (i.e. anti-satellite weapons), 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.

This is the first comprehensive examination of the issues surrounding the potential development by the United States of a space-based laser weapons program. The authors assess the implications of arms control agreements for a satellite-based laser program, including discussions of recent Soviet space-related arms control initiatives and the Pages: Lists of weapons by time period.

List of medieval weapons; List of premodern combat weapons; List of American Civil War weapons; List of World War I weapons; List of World War II weapons; List of Korean War weapons; List of Vietnam War weapons; List of 20th-century weapons; List of weapons by type.

List of aircraft weapons; List of anti. I was Really looking forward to reading this book, but rather than finding a book describing various types of actual or theoretical weapons that would or could be used in space I found a left wing political diatribe of why war is bad. Don't get me wrong I truly believe war is horrible.

I have both physical and psychological scars to prove it/5. Then as an addendum to this, later on in one of the books, a laser communication device is modified into a weapon. Someone will probably link to past comments that Daniel and Ty have made on this topic, but the TL;DR is that they've looked at it, talked to some experts, and settled on kinetics over energy weapons as a more likely future space.

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Based on excerpts from U.S. Free shipping over $ Space warfare has served as a central theme within the science-fiction can trace its roots back to classical times, and to the "future war" novels of the nineteenth century.

An interplanetary, or more often an interstellar or intergalactic war, has become a staple plot device in space warfare has a predominant role in military science fiction.

Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: American Academy of Arts and Sciences. OCLC Number: Notes: Issued as volumenumbers 2 & 3 (Spring, Summer, )--of Daedalus, the proceedings of the Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Get this from a library. Space weapons. [Frank Barnaby] -- Describes the reality of today's military space technology, growing military role of Soviet and U.S. space shuttles, spy satellites and anti-satellite weapons and manned space stations. Space Weapons, Space War: The Hardware for the War to Come Macvey, John W.

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