posted on Aug, 31 2011 @ 10:22 PM
reply to post by Laxpla
these are so much fun, hopefully some folk will actually read before posting the tl;dr blues.
the misspelling of 'endorse' in the abstract through me, and i had to go back up to the title page to figure out what it was I was reading. this is a
student paper from one of the service command and general staff colleges. a limited number of career soldiers are chosen each year to attend these
schools, it's quite an honor, and a pivotal moment in the life of an officer. if his linkedIN is accurate, the then-major is now retired and working
for Qwaltec on the NPP satellite project as the Deputy Mission Readiness Manager.
the death of the 'space as a sanctuary' doctrine's worth noting--if this really is the first time it's shown up--these guys are bad about sources
sometimes. still, they've usually got a helluva reading list, so i'm inclined to accept it.
If the Air Force develops the X-37 to its full potential the system could strategically support each of the Air Forceís four space mission areas
of force enhancement, space support, space control, and force application. Transition of the space maneuvering demonstrator into a space control
platform will require a change in national policy.
well, there you have in 2001 (or whenever this was), all you need to know about what we americans have been doing in space for the last decade or
plus, there's just something about the passage towards the end where he makes the argument that treaties are only valid when signatories are at peace
with one another, and that the united states feels that if something is not specifically prohibited it is permitted, and therefore we can weaponize
edit on 31-8-2011 by notionfreely because: changing seasons.