Defence and Discovery: Canada's Military Space Program, 1945-74 (Studies in Canadian Military History)

Defence and Discovery: Canada's Military Space Program, 1945-74 (Studies in Canadian Military History)

By: Andrew B. Godefroy (author)Paperback

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Military historians, political scientists, policy analysts, and those with an interest in the history of government, technology, and public administration will welcome this comprehensive overview of a key period in Canadian military and strategic history.

About Author

Andrew B. Godefroy is a strategic analyst and historian with the Department of National Defence, as well as the editor-in-chief of the Canadian Army Journal. He previously served with the Directorate of Space Development, National Defence Headquarters, and was an official historian for the Canadian Space Agency.

Contents

Chronology Introduction 1 Cold War Security and Aerospace Defence Research Prior to Sputnik 2 Missiles, Rocketry, and the Development of the Black Brant Launcher 3 Defence and Discovery: Canada's Early Space Policies 4 Forging a Spacefaring Nation: The Alouette-ISIS Program 5 The Militarization and Weaponization of Space in Canada 6 The Demise of Canada's Cold War Space Programs 7 National Interests and a New Agenda for Outer Space Conclusion Appendix; Note on Sources; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774819602
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780774819602
  • weight: 400
  • ISBN10: 077481960X

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