Security in Outer Space: Perspectives on Transatlantic Relations

  • Edward Burger
  • Giulia Bordacchini
Part of the Yearbook on Space Policy book series (YEARSPACE)


In the 60 years since the launch of the first satellite in 1957, the global space economy has grown tremendously. Space-based services now bring substantial socio-economic benefits to end-users, across numerous strategic domains and economic sectors. Simultaneously, the increasingly pervasive use of space-based services by governments, businesses and consumers has resulted in a growing dependence of society and economy on space infrastructure.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward Burger
    • 1
  • Giulia Bordacchini
    • 2
  1. 1.European Space Policy InstituteWienAustria
  2. 2.European Space Policy InstituteWienAustria

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