Schrogl, Kai-Uwe, Mathieu, Charlotte, Peter, Nicolas (Eds.)
2008, XXV, 330 p.
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The Yearbook on Space Policy aims to be the reference publication analysing space policy developments. Each year it presents issues and trends in space policy and the space sector as a whole. Its scope is global and its perspective is European. The Yearbook also links space policy with other policy areas. It highlights specific events and issues, and provides useful insights, data and information on space activities. The Yearbook on Space Policy is edited by the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) based in Vienna, Austria. It combines in-house research and contributions of members of the European Space Policy Research and Academic Network (ESPRAN), coordinated by ESPI. The Yearbook is addressed to decision makers in governments and agencies, professionals in industry as well as the service sectors, researchers and scientists and also to the broader public interested in the field.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »European politics - Galileo - international relations - satellite - space policy - space program
Part I: The Year in Space 2006/2007
Nicolas Peter: European space activities in the global context: Geopolitical Trends - Worldwide space policies and strategies - Worldwide space budgets and revenues - The security dimension Nicolas Peter: Developments in space policies programmes and technologies throughout the world and in Europe: Space policies and programmes - Space transportation - Space sciences and exploration - Satellite applications - Technology developments Part II: Views and insights
Kevin Madders: The Cabal Report of the French Parliament on space policy–A blueprint for European space ambitions or another cry in the wilderness? Klaus Becher: The new UK approach.
Serge Plattard: What’s the problem with Europe’s flagships Galileo and GMES?
John M. Logsdon: The new European Space Policy as seen from across the Atlantic.
Tomas Valasek: The U.S. missile defence programme.
Xavier Pasco: Controlling the freedom of using space: the White House Space Policy dilemma.
Götz Neuneck: China’s ASAT test – A warning shot or the beginning of an arms race in space?
Kazuto Suzuki: Basic law for space activities: a new space policy for Japan for the 21st century.
Jean-Louis Fell: The IPCC report – In need of Earth Observations.
Georg Kreisel and Burton H. Lee: Space entrepreneurship – status and prospects. Part III: Charlotte Mathieu and Blandina Baranes: Facts and figures: Chronology: January 2006–June 2007 - Countries profiles - Bibliography of space policy publications January 2006 – June 2007 About the authors Index