European Space Security and Regional Order

  • Irma Słomczyńska


This chapter provides brief analysis of space security, as well as its origin and ideas important for ESA and the European Union. This allows to discuss main elements of space security in latest documents prepared by the European Commission, reveals driving forces for regional order, when challenges and problems in outer space could be used as a transmission belt for domestic and regional preferences to the global level. The author argues that these preferences are mostly of military nature and institutions of space security, that have been created by the European Union, will be analyzed from the perspective of defense and military goals.


Space security SST European Union European Space Agency 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Maria Curie-Sklodowska UniversityLublinPoland

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