Studies in Space Policy

Space Supporting Africa

Volume 1: A Primary Needs Approach and Africa’s Emerging Space Middle Powers

Authors: Froehlich, Annette, Siebrits, André

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  • Includes comprehensive analysis of different approaches taken by emerging African space faring nations
  • Identifies the most prominent rising space actors in Africa
  • Identifies the latest developments in African space programs
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In this book the background and context of Africa’s political and socio-economic landscape is presented and unpacked through a primary needs approach which focuses on climate, biodiversity, health, water, education, and space-related capacity building. African theoretical contributions from the International Relations field are discussed, and Africa’s new Space Policy and Strategy, along with debates around the establishment of an African Space Agency, are explored. The African International Space Ecosystem is then analyzed, including its dimensions of intra-African space relations and initiatives, African participation in COPUOS, and international space activities, agreements, and initiatives in Africa. The final part is dedicated to the national space infrastructure and activities of African states. 

Table of contents (3 chapters)

Table of contents (3 chapters)

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eBook $84.99
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Hardcover $119.99
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Softcover $79.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Space Supporting Africa
Book Subtitle
Volume 1: A Primary Needs Approach and Africa’s Emerging Space Middle Powers
Authors
Series Title
Studies in Space Policy
Series Volume
20
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-12173-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-12173-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-12172-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-12175-4
Series ISSN
1868-5307
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 305
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 47 illustrations in colour
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