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Space Frontier: A Contested Domain (24 September 2019)

 Lesson 1:  Understanding Domain Context

Peebles, Curtis. High Frontier: The U.S. Air Force and the Military Space Program. Air Force Fiftieth Anniversary Commemorative Edition. Washington, D.C.: Air Force History and Museums Program, 1997.

Moltz, James C. “The Changing Dynamics of Twenty-First-Century Space Power.”  Strategic Studies Quarterly 13, no.1, Spring 2019.

Air Command & Staff College. AU-18 Space Primer. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, September 2009.

Hyten, Gen John E. “An Airman’s Story.” Air & Space Power Journal 29, no. 6 November-December 2015.

Hays, Peter L.  “Space Law and the Advancement of Spacepower.” In Toward a Theory of Spacepower, edited by Charles D. Lutes and Perter L. Hayes with Vincent A Manzo, Lisa M. Yambrick, and M. Elaine Bunn.  Washington D.C.: National Defense University, February 2011. 

U.S. Department of State. Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies:  Narrative, Text and Signatory List of the Treaty. Washington, D.C. 1967.

The White House. National Space Policy. Washington D.C.: Office of the President, 28 June 2010. 

Department of Defense and Office of the Director of National Intelligence.  National Security Space Strategy Unclassified Summary. Washington D.C.: Office of the Secretary of Defense (Policy), January 2011. 

The White House. President Trump is Unveiling an America First National Space Strategy. Washington D.C.: Office of the President, 23 March 2018. [Note: Not available outside of course]

Deblois, Lt Col Bruce M.  “Space Sanctuary:  A Viable National Strategy.” Airpower Journal, 1998 Winter Edition.

Kehler, Gen C. Robert. “Implementing the National Space Strategy.” Strategic Studies Quarterly 6, no. 1. Spring 2012. 

Lesson 2: Generating Domain Effects

Wagner, Maj John W. "Spacepower Theory: Lessons from the Masters.” Maxwell AFB AL:  Air Command and Staff College, 2005. 

Smith, M.V. “On Spacepower Theories.” Maxwell AFB, AL:  Air University, 2017. [Note: Not available outside of course]

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Joint Publication 3-14, Space Operations, 10 April 2018.  [Note: CAC required for access]

Carrithers, Dave, Frank Cox, and George Luker. “Assured Tactical Access to Space.”  Army Space Journal, 2012 Winter Edition. [Note: Will not open on NIPR]

Guerber, Lt Col Mark R., and Capt Adam P. Jodice. “Space Combat Capability – Do We Have It?” Air & Space Power Journal 28, no. 6 November–December 2014. 

Saltzman, Brig Gen Bradley C. “Space – A Warfighting Domain.” Lecture. Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, AL, 2 February 2017. [Note: Not available outside of course]

North, Lt Gen Gary L., and Col John Riordan. “The Role of Space in Military Operations:  Integrating and Synchronizing Space in Today’s Fight.” High Frontier 4, no. 2, 2008. 

Mueller, Karl P., ed. “Precision and Purpose: Airpower in the Libyan Civil War.”  Report no. 676. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2015. 

Raymond, Lt Gen John W. Statement to the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces. FY16 National Defense Authorization Budget Request for Space Programs, Hearing, 25 March 2015. 

Baird, Col Mark A. “Maintaining Space Situational Awareness and Taking It to the Next Level.”  Air & Space Power Journal 27, no. 5 September – October 2013. 

Lesson 3: Achieving Domain Control

Air Command & Staff College. AU-18 Space Primer. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, September 2009.

Clapper, James R.  Statement to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.  Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US intelligence Community, Hearing 25 February 2016.

Saunders, Phillip C., and Charles D. Lutes. “China’s ASAT Test:  Motivations and Implications.” Joint Force Quarterly 46, 3rd Quarter July 2007.

Heginbotham, Eric. “The U.S. – China Military Scorecard:  Forces, Geography and the Evolving Balance of Power 1996-2017.”  Report no. 392. Santa Monica, CA:  RAND Corporation, 2015.

Raymond, Lt Gen John R. How Space is Changing the U.S. Air Force’s Day-to-Day Operations. SpaceNews video.  2016. 

Sciutto, Jim. War in Space: The Next Battlefield. CNN Special Report video, 2016.

Cesul, Dr. B. T. “A Global Space Control Strategy.” Air & Space Power Journal 28, no. 6 November-December 2014.

Finch, James P. “Bringing Space Crisis Stability Down to Earth.” Joint Force Quarterly 76, 1st Quarter January 2015.

Shelton, Gen William L. “Military Space: At a Strategic Crossroad.” Air & Space Power Journal 27, no. 5 September – October 2013.

Department of Defense. Space Domain Mission Assurance: A Resilience Taxonomy.  Washington, D.C.: Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Homeland Defense and Global Security), September 2015.

Hyten, Gen John E., Commander, US Air Force Space Command. Address. 32nd Annual National Space Symposium, Colorado Springs, CO, 12 April 2016. 

Stover, Capt Luke R., and Dr. Alan Johnson, “Space Separatism:  Degree of Differentiation.” Air & Space Power Journal 28, no 6 November-December 2014.


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