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The Players

in In Defense of Japan: From the Market to the Military in Space Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700634
eISBN:
9780804775007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700634.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter identifies the key players in the militarization of space technology in Japan. It describes the changes in the organization of the nation's principal space agencies and institutions, and ... More


Evolution of Japan's Space Policy

in In Defense of Japan: From the Market to the Military in Space Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700634
eISBN:
9780804775007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700634.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the actual evolution of Japan's space policy, which has brought efforts to militarize space technologies over the course of the 2000s into sharp relief, and traces relevant ... More


In Defense of Japan: From the Market to the Military in Space Policy

Saadia Pekkanen and Paul Kallender-Umezu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700634
eISBN:
9780804775007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700634.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book provides an account of the history, politics, and policy of Japan's strategic space development. The dual-use nature of space technologies, meaning that they cut across both market and ... More


Crowded Orbits: Conflict and Cooperation in Space

James Clay Moltz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159128
eISBN:
9780231528177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159128.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book examines the competing themes of space competition and cooperation while providing readers with an understanding of the basics of space technology, diplomacy, commerce, science, and ... More


In Defense of Japan

in In Defense of Japan: From the Market to the Military in Space Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700634
eISBN:
9780804775007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700634.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the market-to-military trend in Japan's space technologies. It argues that the dual use of space technologies has always been as true for Japan ... More


Emerging Asian Space Programs: Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, North Korea, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam

James Clay Moltz

in Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156882
eISBN:
9780231527576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156882.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter analyzes ten emerging space powers that are beginning to play a significant regional or international role and are likely to expand their space capabilities in the future: Australia, ... More


The Space Shuttle, 1972–1991

J. D. Hunley

in U.S. Space-Launch Vehicle Technology: Viking to Space Shuttle

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031781
eISBN:
9780813038568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031781.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The space shuttle marked a radical departure from the general pattern of previous launch vehicles. Not only was it, unlike its predecessors, a (mostly) reusable launch vehicle; it was also part ... More


Titan Space-Launch Vehicles, 1961–1990

J. D. Hunley

in U.S. Space-Launch Vehicle Technology: Viking to Space Shuttle

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031781
eISBN:
9780813038568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031781.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the development of the Titan family of space-launch vehicles. While NASA was just getting started with the massive development effort for the Saturn launch vehicles, the Air ... More


The Market-To-Military Trend

in In Defense of Japan: From the Market to the Military in Space Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700634
eISBN:
9780804775007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700634.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the market-to-military trend in Japan's space policy. The book examines the range of systems Japan has and is developing with its space ... More


The Atlas Space-Launch Vehicle and Its Upper Stages, 1958–1990

J. D. Hunley

in U.S. Space-Launch Vehicle Technology: Viking to Space Shuttle

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031781
eISBN:
9780813038568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031781.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the development of the Atlas space-launch vehicles. Conceived as a missile, Atlas turned out to be a versatile launch vehicle, mated with a great variety of upper stages ... More


The Dividends of Defense Programs

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes the important legacy in space technology of the defense work undertaken at JPL. NASA's neglect of technology development continued into the 1980s; what little technology NASA ... More


Saturn I through Saturn V, 1958–1975

J. D. Hunley

in U.S. Space-Launch Vehicle Technology: Viking to Space Shuttle

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031781
eISBN:
9780813038568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031781.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the development of the Saturn series of launch vehicles. By far the largest U.S. launch vehicle, Saturn V stood some 363 feet tall with its 80 feet of payload included. Using ... More


The Scout Family of Space-Launch Vehicles, 1956–1990

J. D. Hunley

in U.S. Space-Launch Vehicle Technology: Viking to Space Shuttle

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031781
eISBN:
9780813038568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031781.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the development of the Scout series of launch vehicles. The Scout series of launch vehicles was the first multistage booster to operate exclusively with solid-propellant ... More


The Rise and Decline of Defense Programs

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on Murray's successor as director of JPL, Lew Allen. A native small-town Texan, Allen had graduated from West Point in 1946 and served in the Strategic Air Command. He then ... More


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