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War in Space : The Science and Technology Behind Our Next Theater of Conflict.

By: Dawson, Linda.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Springer Praxis Bks: Publisher: Cham : Springer, 2019Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (215 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319930527.Subject(s): Space warfareGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: War in Space : The Science and Technology Behind Our Next Theater of ConflictDDC classification: 358.8 LOC classification: Q162Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Dedication -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- 1: Life Without Satellites -- Introduction -- A Fictional Timeline of Satellite Disruption -- Noon: Any Day in the Future -- 4:00 pm -- GPS and Time Signals -- 8:00 pm -- 10:00 pm -- Midnight -- Space Warfare: Timing Is Everything -- Global Networks -- How GPS Could Be Disrupted -- Reflections -- 2: Space as the Next Theater of War -- Introduction -- Outer Space as a Possible Theater of War -- China -- Russia -- The United States -- Reflections -- 3: The Environment of Space as a Theater of War -- Introduction -- The Outer Space Environment -- The Costs and Challenges of Accessing Outer Space -- The Effects of the Outer Space Environment on Spacecraft -- Near-Vacuum Effects -- Atomic Oxygen Erosion -- Radiation -- Plasma -- Temperature Extremes -- Reflections -- 4: Space Debris as a Weapon -- Introduction -- The Dynamics of Orbital Debris Collisions -- Enter the CubeSats and Small Sats -- Constellations of Satellites -- Space Bounty -- Reflections -- 5: A Summary of the US Space Program and Its Relationship to the Military -- Introduction -- The Space Race: The Early History of Military Use of Space -- Post-Apollo Space Efforts -- Space Stations -- The US Air Force vs. NASA -- Skylab -- The Space Shuttle -- The Spacelab Module -- The Military Influence on Space Shuttle Operations -- The International Space Station -- Reflections -- 6: Who Controls Space and How -- Introduction -- The History of Space Law -- Commercial Human Spaceflight -- Space Debris -- Mining Rights -- Reflections -- 7: The Cold War and Missile Defense -- Introduction -- The Concept of Anti-Missile Defense -- Cold War and DSP Missile Defense Technology -- The Strategic Defense Initiative -- SDI Scientific Concepts -- A Timeline of Missile Defense Through SDI -- 1957 -- 1961 -- 1972 -- 1983 -- 1986 -- 1989 -- 1991.
1993 -- Reflections -- 8: Post-SDI Missile Defense -- Introduction -- Post-SDI Missile Defense -- Components of Today's US Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) -- Potential New Technologies and Looking Forward -- A Timeline of Missile Defense Post-SDI -- 1999 -- 2001 -- 2002 -- 2004-2005 -- 2006-2007 -- 2010 -- 2012 -- 2013 -- 2014 -- 2016 -- 2017 -- 2018 -- Reflections -- 9: Satellite Technology -- Introduction -- Satellite History and Orbits -- Satellite Technology -- Cellular Communication Technology -- Satellite Communication Technology -- Military Satellite Technology -- Frequencies -- Satellite Communication Technology and Military Use -- Quantum Computing for the Future -- Remote Sensing Technology -- Reflections -- 10: Preventing a War in Space -- Introduction -- Dependence on Space Assets -- Preventing a War in Space -- Strategies to Deter Attacks -- Reflections -- Appendix A: United Nations Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies (1967) -- Article I -- Article II -- Article III -- Article IV -- Article V -- Article VI -- Article VII -- Article VIII -- Article IX -- Article X -- Article XI -- Article XII -- Article XIII -- Article XIV -- Article XV -- Article XVI -- Article XVII -- Appendix B: Additional Resources for Space Warfare Topics -- Chapter 1: Life Without Satellites -- Chapter 2: Space as the Next Theater of War -- Chapter 3: The Environment of Space as a Theater of War -- Chapter 4: Space Debris as a Weapon -- Chapter 5: A Summary of the US Space Program and Its Relationship to the Military -- Chapter 6: Who Controls Space and How -- Chapter 7: The Cold War and Missile Defense -- Chapter 8: Post-SDI Missile Defense -- Chapter 9: Satellite Technology -- Chapter 10: Preventing a War in Space.
Appendix C: Space Defense Terms and Programs and Their Historical Context -- Anti-Satellite (ASAT) Systems -- Historical Context -- Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty (1972-2002) -- Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) -- Historical Context -- Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) -- Historical Context -- Boost Surveillance and Tracking System (BSTS) -- Historical Context -- Brilliant Pebbles (BP) -- Historical Context -- Defense Support Program (DSP) -- Historical Context -- Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) -- Historical Context -- Ground-Based Mid-course Defense (GMD) -- Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) -- The Landsat (Earth Resources Technology Satellite) Program -- Historical Context -- Missile Defense Alarm System (MIDAS) -- Historical Context -- Outer Space Treaty -- Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) -- Historical Context -- The Space Resource Exploration and Utilization Act -- Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) -- Historical Context -- The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) -- Historical Context -- Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) -- Appendix D: Timeline of Missile Defense -- Index.
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Intro -- Dedication -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- 1: Life Without Satellites -- Introduction -- A Fictional Timeline of Satellite Disruption -- Noon: Any Day in the Future -- 4:00 pm -- GPS and Time Signals -- 8:00 pm -- 10:00 pm -- Midnight -- Space Warfare: Timing Is Everything -- Global Networks -- How GPS Could Be Disrupted -- Reflections -- 2: Space as the Next Theater of War -- Introduction -- Outer Space as a Possible Theater of War -- China -- Russia -- The United States -- Reflections -- 3: The Environment of Space as a Theater of War -- Introduction -- The Outer Space Environment -- The Costs and Challenges of Accessing Outer Space -- The Effects of the Outer Space Environment on Spacecraft -- Near-Vacuum Effects -- Atomic Oxygen Erosion -- Radiation -- Plasma -- Temperature Extremes -- Reflections -- 4: Space Debris as a Weapon -- Introduction -- The Dynamics of Orbital Debris Collisions -- Enter the CubeSats and Small Sats -- Constellations of Satellites -- Space Bounty -- Reflections -- 5: A Summary of the US Space Program and Its Relationship to the Military -- Introduction -- The Space Race: The Early History of Military Use of Space -- Post-Apollo Space Efforts -- Space Stations -- The US Air Force vs. NASA -- Skylab -- The Space Shuttle -- The Spacelab Module -- The Military Influence on Space Shuttle Operations -- The International Space Station -- Reflections -- 6: Who Controls Space and How -- Introduction -- The History of Space Law -- Commercial Human Spaceflight -- Space Debris -- Mining Rights -- Reflections -- 7: The Cold War and Missile Defense -- Introduction -- The Concept of Anti-Missile Defense -- Cold War and DSP Missile Defense Technology -- The Strategic Defense Initiative -- SDI Scientific Concepts -- A Timeline of Missile Defense Through SDI -- 1957 -- 1961 -- 1972 -- 1983 -- 1986 -- 1989 -- 1991.

1993 -- Reflections -- 8: Post-SDI Missile Defense -- Introduction -- Post-SDI Missile Defense -- Components of Today's US Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) -- Potential New Technologies and Looking Forward -- A Timeline of Missile Defense Post-SDI -- 1999 -- 2001 -- 2002 -- 2004-2005 -- 2006-2007 -- 2010 -- 2012 -- 2013 -- 2014 -- 2016 -- 2017 -- 2018 -- Reflections -- 9: Satellite Technology -- Introduction -- Satellite History and Orbits -- Satellite Technology -- Cellular Communication Technology -- Satellite Communication Technology -- Military Satellite Technology -- Frequencies -- Satellite Communication Technology and Military Use -- Quantum Computing for the Future -- Remote Sensing Technology -- Reflections -- 10: Preventing a War in Space -- Introduction -- Dependence on Space Assets -- Preventing a War in Space -- Strategies to Deter Attacks -- Reflections -- Appendix A: United Nations Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies (1967) -- Article I -- Article II -- Article III -- Article IV -- Article V -- Article VI -- Article VII -- Article VIII -- Article IX -- Article X -- Article XI -- Article XII -- Article XIII -- Article XIV -- Article XV -- Article XVI -- Article XVII -- Appendix B: Additional Resources for Space Warfare Topics -- Chapter 1: Life Without Satellites -- Chapter 2: Space as the Next Theater of War -- Chapter 3: The Environment of Space as a Theater of War -- Chapter 4: Space Debris as a Weapon -- Chapter 5: A Summary of the US Space Program and Its Relationship to the Military -- Chapter 6: Who Controls Space and How -- Chapter 7: The Cold War and Missile Defense -- Chapter 8: Post-SDI Missile Defense -- Chapter 9: Satellite Technology -- Chapter 10: Preventing a War in Space.

Appendix C: Space Defense Terms and Programs and Their Historical Context -- Anti-Satellite (ASAT) Systems -- Historical Context -- Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty (1972-2002) -- Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) -- Historical Context -- Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) -- Historical Context -- Boost Surveillance and Tracking System (BSTS) -- Historical Context -- Brilliant Pebbles (BP) -- Historical Context -- Defense Support Program (DSP) -- Historical Context -- Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) -- Historical Context -- Ground-Based Mid-course Defense (GMD) -- Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) -- The Landsat (Earth Resources Technology Satellite) Program -- Historical Context -- Missile Defense Alarm System (MIDAS) -- Historical Context -- Outer Space Treaty -- Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) -- Historical Context -- The Space Resource Exploration and Utilization Act -- Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) -- Historical Context -- The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) -- Historical Context -- Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) -- Appendix D: Timeline of Missile Defense -- Index.

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