Lecture 10 Notes: History and Policy in the Nineties
1. The collapse of the Space Exploration Initiative
2. Reshaping of the space station as a foreign policy tool and the marginalization of human
3. The growth of commercial space
Lecture 7 Notes: History and Policy in the Sixties
The use of the Space Program as a political tool to show the superiority of the U.S. vis-vis the Soviets and to recover from foreign policy disaster.
The initialization and internaliza
Lecture 10 Notes: History and Policy in The Nineties
Chap. 5 and 6, Spaceflight and the Myth of Presidential Leadership.
Chap. 7 and 8, Beyond Horizons.
National Space Policy.
The Satellite Remote Sensing Industry.
Lecture 9 Notes: History and Policy in the Eighties
1. Chap. 5 and 6, Spaceflight and the myth of Presidential Leadership.
2. Chap. 2, Space Policy: How Technology, Economics and Public Policy Intersect.
3. Chap. 5 and 6, Beyond Horizons.
Lecture 1 Notes: Sources of Space Policy
Sources of Space
Policy and Law
Domestic and International Laws
Treaties and Agreements
Policy Statements and Directives
- DoD and The Armed Services
- Other Government Organizati
Lecture 2 Notes: Who is in the Space Enterprise and what are their roles? (Part 1)
Military - Fight and Win the Nation's wars
Organize, Train & Equip
Air Force (the largest spender)
BMDO, DARPA, DISA
Provide Combatant forces to s
Lecture 5 Notes: Law and Policy (Part 2)
In order to understand why the treaty was considered such a success, it is important to
understand a bit of the world climate at the time of its formulation. In 1966, the cold war
was raging between the U.S. and th
Lecture 6 Notes: History and Policy in the Fifties
Technocracy as a way for a nation to accomplish tasks
The impact of the thermonuclear bomb and the technology of missiles
The Cold War as a contest between Communism and Capitalism
Lecture 8 Notes: History and Policy in the
Retrenchment for NASA NASA and the country out of sync.
A truck to nowhere the seeds of the Challenger disaster
The growth of big science Viking, Hubble and beyond
Lecture 4 Notes: Law and Policy (Part 1)
Important Lecture Themes
"Space law" is international law, governed by treaties and custom
"Space policy" is set by individual nations or subgroups within a nation, and
typically applies only to a single nation o
Lecture 3 Notes: Who is in the Space Enterprise and what are their roles? (Part 2)
4) Structure & Evolution of the Universe:
- Explain the structure in the Universe & forecast our destiny.
- Explore the cycles of matter & energy in the evolving universe.