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Yearbook on Space Policy 2012/2013

Space in a Changing World

Al-Ekabi, C., Baranes, B., Hulsroj, P., Lahcen, A. (Eds.)

2015, XVI, 400 p. 59 illus., 58 illus. in color.

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  • About this book

  • Collection of unique facts and figures for the year
  • Perspective on selected issues by international experts in the fields
  • Summary and analysis of the main policy issues of the year
The Yearbook on Space Policy is the reference publication analyzing 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 designed for government decision-makers and agencies, industry professionals, as well as the service sectors, researchers and scientists and the interested public.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » ESA policy - ESPI - ESPI Policy - ESPRAN - Emerging Space Nations - European Space Policy

Related subjects » Law - Mechanical Engineering - Political Science

Table of contents 

European space activities in the global context.- Global trends and their impact on space.- India and other maturing Asian space enthusiasts.- The globalisation of space activities.- New space for security.- The impact of China's rise in space.- Russia: Space exploration and development prospects.- Emerging space powers of Latin America: Argentina and Brazil.- The future regulation of outer space.- Chronology: June 2012-December 2013.

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