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Space Security involves the use of space (in particular communication, navigation, earth observation, and electronic intelligence satellites) for military and security purposes on earth and also the maintenance of space (in particular the earth orbits) as safe and secure areas for conducting peaceful activities. The two aspects can be summarized as "space for security on earth" and “the safeguarding of space for peaceful endeavors.”

The Handbook will provide a sophisticated, cutting-edge resource on the space security policy portfolio and the associated assets, assisting fellow members of the global space community and other interested policy-making and academic audiences in keeping abreast of the current and future directions of this vital dimension of international space policy. The debate on coordinated space security measures, including relevant 'Transparency and Confidence-Building Measures,' remains at a relatively early stage of development. The book offers a comprehensive description of the various components of space security and how these challenges are being addressed today. It will also provide a number of recommendations concerning how best to advance this space policy area, given the often competing objectives of the world's major space-faring nations. The critical role to be played by the United States and Europe as an intermediary and "middle diplomat" in promoting sustainable norms of behavior for space will likewise be highlighted.

In providing a global and coherent analytical approach to space security today, the Handbook focuses on four areas that together define the entire space security area: policies, technologies, applications, and programs. This structure will assure the overall view of the subject from its political to its technical aspects. Internationally recognized experts in each of the above fields contribute, with their analytical synthesis assured by the section editors.

Table of Contents

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International Space Security Setting

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1. International Space Security Setting: An Introduction

Peter L. Hays

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2. Defining Space Security

Michael Sheehan

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3. Obstacles to International Space Governance

Eligar Sadeh

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4. Security Cooperation in Space and International Relations Theory

Max M. Mutschler

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5. Spacepower Theory

Peter L. Hays

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6. The Laws of War in Outer Space

Steven Freeland

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7. The Role of Space in Deterrence

Roger Harrison

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8. Responsive Space

Nina-Louisa Remuss

2015 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

9. Space and Cyber Security

Dario Sgobbi, Michelangelo L’Abbate, Daniele Frasca, Vittoria Piantelli, Giorgio Sciascia

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10. Space as a Critical Infrastructure

Markus Hesse, Marcus Hornung

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11. Space Safety

Joe Pelton, Tommaso Sgobba, Maite Trujillo

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12. Space Traffic Management

William Ailor

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13. Space Sustainability

Peter Martinez

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14. Space Technology Export Controls

Ulrike M. Bohlmann

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15. Space Transparency and Confidence-Building Measures

Jana Robinson

Space Security Policies and Strategies of States and International Organizations

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16. Space Security Policies and Strategies of States and International Organization: An Introduction

Jana Robinson

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17. U.S. Space Security Priorities: War, Policy, and Spacepower

Everett C. Dolman

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18. U.S. Space Security and Allied Outreach

Jana Robinson

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19. U.S. - Japan Space Security Cooperation

Scott Pace

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20. Space Security in Russia

Christophe Venet

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21. Space and Security in Europe

Geraldine Naja, Charlotte Mathieu

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22. External View of Space Security in Europe

Agnieszka Lukaszczyk

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23. Space Security in Japan

Kazuto Suzuki

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24. An Overview of Chinese Space Policy

Rongping Mu, Yonggang Fan

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25. Chinese Concepts of Space Security

Dean Cheng

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26. Space Security in India

Rajaram Nagappa

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27. Brazilian Perspective on Space Security

Jose Monserrat Filho

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28. Israeli Perspective on Space Security

Deganit Paikowsky, Isaac Ben-Israel, Tal Azoulay

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29. Space Security-Relevant International Organizations: UN, ITU, and ISO*

Theresa Hitchens

Space Applications and Supporting Services for Security and Defense

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30. Space Applications and Supporting Services for Security and Defense: An Introduction

Denis J. P. Moura, Jacques Blamont

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31. Earth Observation for Defense

Dario Sgobbi, Michelangelo L’Abbate, Daniele Frasca, Vittoria Piantelli, Giorgio Sciascia, Ignazio Rana

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32. Earth Observation for Security and Dual Use

Pierre-Alain Bosc

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33. Telecommunications for Defense

Louis Tillier

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34. Telecommunications for Security and Dual Use

Jean François Bureau

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35. Positioning, Navigation, and Timing for Security and Defense

Jean-Christophe Martin, Frédéric Bastide

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36. Eavesdropping

Pat Norris

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37. Integrated Space Related Applications for Security and Defense

Alessandra Fiumara

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38. Various Threats of Space Systems

Xavier Pasco

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39. The Issue of Space Debris

Fernand Alby

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40. Space Situational Awareness and Recognized Picture

Louis Leveque

Space Security Programs Worldwide

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41. Space Security Programs Worldwide: An Introduction

Christina Giannopapa

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42. United States Space Launch Programs

Jeff Foust

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43. Satellite Programs in the United States

Pat Norris

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44. Russian Space Launch Programs

Igor Ivanovich Kuznetsov

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45. European Space Launch Capabilities and Prospects

Anna Clementina Veclani, Jean-Pierre Darnis

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46. European Institutional Satellite Programs

Lucia Marta

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47. European Member States Satellite Programs

Martin Hellmann, Wolfgang Rathgeber

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48. European Multinational Satellite Programs

Alexander Kolovos, Kostas Pilaftsis

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49. The Chinese Space Launch Program

Lehao Long, Dan Li

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50. Chinese Satellite Programs: An Internal View

Shenyuan Hou, Hao Liu

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51. The Japanese Space Launch Program

Mamoru Endo

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52. The Indian Space Launch Program

Byrana Nagappa Suresh

2015 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

53. Space Launch Programs in Emerging Countries: Brazil

Francisco Carlos Melo Pantoja, Joana Ribeiro

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54. Space Weapons’ Concepts and their International Security Implications

Lars Hostbeck

2015 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

55. SSA Concepts Worldwide

Brian Weeden

2015 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

56. The Space Sector Economy and Space Programmes World Wide

Christina Giannopapa

Backmatter

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