Yearbook on Space Policy 2006/2007: New Impetus for Europe by Kai-Uwe SchroglYearbook on Space Policy 2006/2007: New Impetus for Europe by Kai-Uwe Schrogl

Yearbook on Space Policy 2006/2007: New Impetus for Europe

byKai-Uwe SchroglEditorCharlotte Mathieu, Nicolas Peter

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Asathinktank,ESPIhastoprovideinformationandanalysisandto contributefacilitating the decision-making process. The Yearbook isaimed to becomea?agshipinESPI?sproductlineapproachingthisgoal. Theaspirationis thattheYearbookonSpacePolicymaygainthestatureofcomparableyearbooksin internationalrelationsbyleadingthinktanksaroundtheworld. TheYearbookonSpacePolicyhasanumberofspeci?cfeatures. Thereporting periodwillusuallybefromJulytoJune,leadingtoitspublicationinthebeginningof thefollowingyear. Forthis?rstedition,thereportingperiodwassettostartearlier (from1January2006)butstopatthetypicaldate(30June2007). Thisservesthe purposetocoverthewholeyear2006. TheYearbookwillhavethreeparts. The?rst partispreparedbyESPIandprovidesasystematicanalysisofthemainspace v Preface activitiesintheglobalpoliticalcontext. Itcontainsapresentationofthemajor developmentsinspacepolicies,programmesandtechnologiesaroundtheworld. In thesecondpart,usuallyaroundtenprominentresearcherscontributearticlesto speci?ctopicsofparticularrelevance. Inthiseditiontheyarerelatedtoinitiativesand decisionsinEuropeanspacepolicies -asindicatedinthisyear?smottoofthe Yearbook-butalsoglobalissuesliketherecentChineseantisatellitetestorthenew Japanesespaceregulation. ThethirdpartoftheYearbook,againpreparedbyESPI, contains a unique compilation of important facts and ?gures. It includes achronology,anoverviewonspaceactivitiesinselectedcountriesandabibliography. TheprojectofacomprehensiveYearbookrequiresthecooperationofthewhole community. ThisiswhyESPI?sworkforthispublicationiscomplementedbythe contributionsofexternalauthorsprovidingtheirexceptionalinsightsandexperiences. ThesecontributorsfromalloverEuropearetheleadingacademicexpertsmainlybased inthinktanksanduniversityinstituteswhilesomearealsoassociatedwithspace agenciesorworkinindustryorresearchanddevelopment. Theyarepartofthe EuropeanSpacePolicyResearchandAcademicNetwork(ESPRAN)coordinatedby ESPI. ItisimportanttomentionthatalsoexpertsfromoutsideEuropecanbepartof thisnetwork. ThisishighlightedbythecontributionofJohnLogsdon(George WashingtonUniversity,WashingtonDC),oneofthedoyensinspacepolicyresearch. InvolvedinthisendeavourisalsoanEditorialAdvisoryBoard,composedofthe membersofESPI?sAdvisoryCouncil. Allthisaimsatsecuringtheacademicqualityof theYearbookanditsaimtobecomearelevantsourceofinformationandanalysis. AnimportantelementofthesuccessofsuchaninitiativelikethisYearbookisthe mediumofitspresentation. ESPIisextremelypleasedthatSpringerWienNewYork wasfromtheoutsetverymuchinterestedinthisproject. Throughtheexcellent collaborationwithSpringer?sSilviaSchilgeriusthechallengesofa?rsteditionfor suchaYearbookseriesweremasteredwithgreatease. CooperationbetweenESPI andSpringerWienNewYorkisintendedtointensifyfurtherwithadedicatedbook seriesonspacepolicy. TheseperspectiveswereadditionalmotivationforESPI?s editorialteamforthis?rsteditionoftheYearbook,whereNicolasPeterauthored Part1,CharlotteMathieueditedPart2andCharlotteMathieuandBlandina BaranespreparedPart3. Valuablecontributionsandsupportwereprovidedinthe earlyplanningphasebySergePlattardandintheeditorialphasebyPierre-Henri Pisani,JulieAbouYehiaandTimSkurbaty. Itiswithgreatcon?dencethatwebring this Yearbook to the attention of decision makers, professionals in industry, researchandsciencedealingwithspaceactivitiesandinternationalrelationsand alsotothebroaderpublic,whichintendstounderstandthepoliciesbehindoneof themostimportantandfascinatingprovincesofmodernsociety:space! Kai-UweSchrogl,CharlotteMathieu,NicolasPeter ESPIeditorialteam vi Tableofcontents Tableofcontents Listofacronyms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xiv Listof?guresandtables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxii PART1 TheYearinSpace2006/2007 Chapter1. Europeanspaceactivitiesintheglobal context. NicolasPeter 1. Geopoliticaltrends . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1. 1. Globaleconomicoutlook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1. 2. Politicaldevelopmentsin2006/2007. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1. 2. 1. Europe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1. 2. 2. UnitedStates. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 1. 2. 3. Russia. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 1. 2. 4. Japan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 1. 2. 5. China. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1. 2. 6. India. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 1. 3. Internationalsecurity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 1. 4. Majorhighlightsinscienti?cactivitiesandresearch . . . . . . . 8 1. 5. Mainscienceandtechnologyindicators relevanttospace activities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 1. 5. 1. Scienceandtechnologyinputs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 1. 5. 2. Scienceandtechnologyoutputs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 2. Worldwidespacepoliciesandstrategies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 2. 1. TheUnitedNationssystem. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 2. 1. 1. UnitedNationsGeneralAssemblycommittees. . . . . 18 2. 1. 2. OtherUnitedNationsbodiesandorgans. . . . . . . . .
Title:Yearbook on Space Policy 2006/2007: New Impetus for EuropeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:330 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 1.73 inPublished:October 28, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Part I: The Year in Space 2006/2007 Nicolas Peter: European space activities in the global context: Geopolitical Trends - Worldwide space policies and strategies - Worldwide space budgets and revenues - The security dimension Nicolas Peter: Developments in space policies programmes and technologies throughout the world and in Europe: Space policies and programmes - Space transportation - Space sciences and exploration - Satellite applications - Technology developments Part II: Views and insights Kevin Madders: The Cabal Report of the French Parliament on space policy-A blueprint for European space ambitions or another cry in the wilderness? Klaus Becher: The new UK approach. Serge Plattard: What's the problem with Europe's flagships Galileo and GMES? John M. Logsdon: The new European Space Policy as seen from across the Atlantic. Tomas Valasek: The U.S. missile defence programme. Xavier Pasco: Controlling the freedom of using space: the White House Space Policy dilemma. Götz Neuneck: China's ASAT test - A warning shot or the beginning of an arms race in space? Kazuto Suzuki: Basic law for space activities: a new space policy for Japan for the 21st century. Jean-Louis Fell: The IPCC report - In need of Earth Observations. Georg Kreisel and Burton H. Lee: Space entrepreneurship - status and prospects. Part III: Charlotte Mathieu and Blandina Baranes: Facts and figures: Chronology: January 2006-June 2007 - Countries profiles - Bibliography of space policy publications January 2006 - June 2007 About the authors Index