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Astronauts: from envoys of mankind to combatants

  • Nina-Louisa Remuss
Part of the Studies in Space Policy book series (STUDSPACE, volume 5)

Abstract

With Europe aiming at becoming a leader in human spaceflight, the question of what impact astronauts might have on the development of space security and particularly, whether they might become involved in the weaponisation of outer space, becomes relevant. The international debate on “weaponisation” versus “peaceful uses” is the context for this analysis.83

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State Parti Celestial Body Military Personnel Outer Space Draft Code 
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