Category: New Publications

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New Publication: ‘A Guide to Space Law Terms’

From the George Washington University website here “Space Policy Institute and Secure World Foundation Release ‘A Guide to Space Law Terms’ January 31, 2013 The Space Policy Institute and the Secure World Foundation have released a guide to words, terms, and phrases commonly used in space law. Edited by SPI...

Game: Build your own space program (Kerbel Space Program) 0

Game: Build your own space program (Kerbel Space Program)

I haven’t bought this yet (I think it’s $23) as it looks quite fun and I suspect it could turn into a real time-sucker! From the website here Introducing Kerbal Space Program! KSP is a game where the players create and manage their own space program. Build spacecraft, fly them,...

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New photography book: The Last Pictures by Trevor Paglen

This looks very interesting indeed…                   Human civilizations’ longest lasting artifacts are not the great Pyramids of Giza, nor the cave paintings at Lascaux, but the communications satellites that circle our planet. In a stationary orbit above the equator, the satellites that...

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New book: Meta-Geopolitics of Outer Space (2012)

I’m witholding judgment on this one until I get my copy in… but potentially looks interesting… Meta-Geopolitics of Outer Space: An Analysis of Space Power, Security and Governance by Nayef R.F. Al-Rodhan  Pagrave Macmillan 288 pp, £57.50 9780230314450 Also available as an ebook     Meta-Geopolitics of Outer Space: An Analysis...

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New Book: Evidence from Earth Observation Satellites

This looks like a great volume, on an increasingly important topic, by some of the top people in this field…   Evidence from Earth Observation Satellites: Emerging Legal Issues   Edited by Ray Purdy and Denise Leung   Satellite technologies are rapidly improving, offering increased opportunities for   monitoring laws, and...

NASA publication: Earth as Art 0

NASA publication: Earth as Art

I hope to get my hands on a copy of this… Original text here New “Earth as Art” Book Illustrates Beauty of Satellite Views WASHINGTON — A stunning array of images of our home planet, taken by Earth-observing science satellites, are featured in a new NASA publication. The book, “Earth...

Space Policy in Developing Countries by Robert Harding published 0

Space Policy in Developing Countries by Robert Harding published

A colleague and friend, Robert Harding (Associate Professor and Chair of Political Science at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama) has just published a new book usefully covering an under-developed area of research and discussion: Space Policy in Developing Countries: The Search for Security and Development on the Final Frontier...