Air University Library Course Support
15 March - 30 March 2021
Examines "the history of the space domain and the use of space in the context of the national interest, national security, and the conduct of warfare. Integral to this process is the development of critical thinking on the utility of the space domain and further overall US strategic goals."
Some materials listed below require access to subscription databases. If you cannot gain access, contact your local library for availability. AU students and faculty can contact the center's Web Maintainer for a password.
Listed below is on-line information about books and their authors used in this course. Some links may only be available on-base at Air University.
15 March: Why Space Matters
16 March: History
18 March: Theory
19 March: Theory
22 March: Weaponization of Space
Karl D. Hebert
Regulation of Space Weapons: Ensuring Stability and Continued Use of Outer Space (Article)
23 March: US Strategy in Space
US National Space Policy (December 2020)
25 March: The Space Force and US Strategy
Robert Farley Biography
Space Force: Ahead of Its Time, or Dreadfully Premature? (Discussion by the Author) (Article)
Wendy Whitman Cobb Biography (Scroll down to last item)
"It's a Trap!" The Pros and Mostly "Khans" of Science Fiction's Influence on the United States Space Force (Article)
26 March: Great Power Competition in Space -- China
29 March: Great Power Competition in Space -- Regional Players
Mian Zahid Hussain Biography
Raja Qaiser Ahmed Biography
Space Programs of India and Pakistan: Military and Strategic Installations in Outer Space and Precarious Regional Strategic Stability (Article)
Saadia M. Pekkanen Biography
Thank You for Your Service: The Security Implications of Japan's Counterspace Capabilities (Article)
30 March: Commercial Space
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