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Yearbook on Space Policy 2009/2010

by Schrogl, Kai-Uwe.
Authors: Pagkratis, Spyros.%editor. | Baranes, Blandina.%editor. | SpringerLink (Online service) Series: Yearbook on Space Policy, 1866-8305 Physical details: XXII, 358 p. online resource. ISBN: 3709109426 Subject(s): Engineering. | Astronautics. | Economics. | Engineering. | Aerospace Technology and Astronautics. | Political Science, general. | Law of the Sea, Air and Outer Space. | R & D/Technology Policy.
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Part I -- Chapter 1: European space activities in the global context (Spyros Pagkratis): Global political and economic trends -- Worldwide space policies and strategies -- Worldwide space budgets and revenues -- The security dimension -- Chapter 2: Developments in space policies, programmes and technologies throughout the world and in Europe (Spyros Pagkratis): Space policies and programmes. - Space transportation -- Space sciences and exploration -- Satellite applications -- Technology developments -- Part II -- Views and Insights: Space in the financial and economic crisis (Christophe Venet) -- The legal personality of the European Union and its effects on the development of space activities in Europe (Lesley Jane Smith) -- Institutional development of satellite navigation in Europe (Heike Wieland) -- The new 2010 U.S. space policy Michael Sheehan) -- The potential for transatlantic cooperation in the International Space Station programme and in space exploration (Ian Pryke) -- Trends in shaping space policies around the world (Deganit Paikowsky and Isaac Ben Israel) -- Space applications after Copenhagen (Simonetta Cheli) -- Satellite Earth observation and disaster management – lessons and needs after the Indian Ocean tsunami and the Haiti earthquake (Ray Harris) -- Implications of new trends in small satellite development (Rainer Sandau) -- Part III -- Facts and Figures (Blandina Baranes and Spyros Pagkratis) -- List of figures and tables -- About the Authors -- Index.

The Yearbook on Space Policy is 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 designed for government decision-makers and agencies, industry professionals, as well as the service sectors, researchers and scientists and the interested public.

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