Military Space Power A Guide to the Issues

A Guide to the Issues James Fergusson, Wilson W.S. Wong. Power from terrestrial sources is easier to obtain, especially for the fixed space launching railgun. The Soviet Union was not left out in field of destructive kinetic energy ...

Military Space Power  A Guide to the Issues

This handbook examines the militarization of space, providing a fair and balanced discussion of the emerging issues concerning space security and defense. • Excerpts from key documents • A chronology • Select glossary of terms • Illustrations • Sidebars with additional detail

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Military Space Power: A Guide to the Issues
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: James Fergusson, Wilson W.S. Wong
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-26 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Pages: 261
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Pages: 178
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