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National Security Space Strategy Considerations By Robert E. Larned, Peter Swan, Cathy W. Swan
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National Security Space Strategy is at a juncture with tremendously complex changing environments, global threats, phenomenally successful/unsuccessful space systems, and a perceived need to change.... More > Our NSS Strategy started fifty years ago with President Eisenhower’s two basic principles: Freedom of Space and Space for Peaceful Purposes. This community concentrated on three strategies to ensure their successes. The essence of the NSS Strategy, for 50 years, boiled down to acquiring the best technological solutions, locating them at the strategic high ground locations, operating them with the strategic and tactical operations in mind, and ensuring that the capabilities were sustained. This set of authors looked back in time; viewing our successes and failures; and, suggest a movement forward to stimulate a better understanding of the strengths of a NSS Strategy.< Less
Space Elevator Survivability Space Debris Mitigation By Cathy Swan, Peter Swan, Robert "Skip" Penny
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The International Space Elevator Consortium has placed this position paper as a recognition that the space debris problem is an engineering one and can be mitigated. The question: "Will space... More > debris be a show stopper for space elevators?" is answered emphatically. NO! The mitigation concepts presented change the issue from a perceived problem to an engineering concern; but, by no means is it a significant threat. This pamphlet illustrates how the development office for a future space elevator can attack this problem, predict probabilities of collision, and convert the concern into another manageable engineering problem.< Less
National Security Space Strategy Considerations By Robert E. Larned, Peter Swan, Cathy W. Swan
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National Security Space Strategy is at a juncture with tremendously complex changing environments, global threats, phenomenally successful/unsuccessful space systems, and a perceived need to change.... More > Our NSS Strategy started fifty years ago with President Eisenhower’s two basic principles: Freedom of Space and Space for Peaceful Purposes. This community concentrated on three strategies to ensure their successes. The essence of the NSS Strategy, for 50 years, boiled down to acquiring the best technological solutions, locating them at the strategic high ground locations, operating them with the strategic and tactical operations in mind, and ensuring that the capabilities were sustained. This set of authors looked back in time; viewing our successes and failures; and, suggest a movement forward to stimulate a better understanding of the strengths of a NSS Strategy.< Less