Library: A Round-up of Reading

February 23, 2009 at 10:53 am | Posted in Library | Leave a comment

Articles
Thomas W. Gillespie and John A. Agnew, Finding Osama bin Laden: An Application of Biogeographic Theories and Satellite Imagery, MIT International Review

James Clay Moltz, Space Jam, New York Times

Matt Ball, Map World Forum: Geospatial Technology for Sustainable Planet Earth, V1 Magazine

Taylor Dinnerman, Do we need a new National Space Council?, The Space Review

Brian Weeden, Billiards in space, The Space Review

Reports
ESPI – Governance of Space Activities in the Evolving European Framework

CRS – Iran’s Ballistic Missile Programs: An Overview

CRS – Long-Range Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe

AIAA – Update from the AIAA Commercial Space Group (CSG)

Public Technology Institute and GITA – Geospatial Systems That Support Emergency and Disaster Operations: A Case Study Guide for Local Government and Utility First Responders (available free until February 28, 2009)

Frank Slijper – From Venus to Mars: The European Union’s steps towards the militarisation of space

Testimony
Dennis C. Blair – Annual Threat Assessment of the Intelligence Community for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Timelines
Jenny Shin, A Chronology of Iran’s Space Activities, CDI

Speeches
Opening address by the President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Mr. Roberto Kobeh González, at the third meeting of the Group on International Aviation and Climate Change (GIACC), (Montréal, 17 February 2009)

Publications
ESA Bulletin 137, February 2009

Blogs
NEO Activties at Recent UN COPUOS (February 2009) – Planetary Defense

First Debris Cataloged Right on Schedule – Arms Control Wonk

Russians May be Liable to United States for On-Orbit Satellite Loss – Spaceports

Organization Coordinating Work in Russia on NEOs – Planetary Defense

Three DUI’s/DWI’s In A Lifetime Will Result In Denial Of Medical Application – Aviation Law Discussions

Model Drones on Autopilot: How *Fun* Is That? – Export Law Blog

Finally, some movement in our lawsuit against the BATFE – Dick’s Rocket Dungeon

Satellite Collisions: Plan Outlined for Civil Space Traffic Control System – Secure World Foundation Blog

Teenager Contests Speeding Ticket with GPS Data – JET Law Blog

Google Earth Shows U.S. Drones at Pakistani Base? – Danger Room

Satellite Collision Has Expanding Repercussions – Spatial Sustain

Recent Articles of Note – Aviation Law Prof Blog

DDTC Lifts Export Ban on AdComm – Export Law Blog

Secret files reveal US interest in UK HOTOL spaceplane – Hyperbola

Turning the lenses inward – Law and Technology Theory

Mathematical model suggests limited profiling may be effective in airport screening – Georgetown Security Law Brief

Holdren, handmaidens, and the National Space Council – Space Politics

Pilot Program Tests Millimeter Wave for Primary Passenger Screening – Evolution of Security

212 and Counting – Arms Control Wonk

Plenty enough support for a smart and inspired space program – RLV and Space Transport News

NewSpace vs. GM: Fixes, Space-X and the Future of America – 62 Mile Club

Comparison of the PSI Re-use (2003) and INSPIRE (2007) Directives – GeoData Policy

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