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Space science, like nuclear science and all technology, has no conscience of its own. Whether it will become a force for good or ill depends on man, and only if the United States occupies a position of pre-eminence can we help decide whether this new ocean will be a sea of peace or a new terrifying theater of war.




President John F. Kennedy


Address to Rice University


September 12, 1962

Space science, like nuclear science and all technology, has no conscience of its own. Whether it will become a force for good or ill depends on man, and only if the United States occupies a position of pre-eminence can we help decide whether this new ocean will be a sea of peace or a new terrifying theater of war.
President John F. Kennedy
Address to Rice University
September 12, 1962
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UNITED NATIONS: India has voiced opposition to the "weaponisation" of outer space, saying it should not become an area of conflict while calling for collective ... put forward by NAM for the Conference on Disarmament (CD) to commence negotiations on a comprehensive Nuclear Weapons Convention.
Other witnesses said they saw police holding rifles and other weapons. The first reports of a shooting came in to San Mateo County dispatchers before 1 p.m., according to recorded traffic posted online by Broadcastify.com. "Shooter. Another party said they spotted someone with a gun. Suspect came ... woman

Aside the cost of maintenance and modernisation of nuclear weapons, Nigeria has warned that they also remained a threat to all mankind. ... Nigeria stressed the need for peaceful uses of outer space, particularly, preventing the weaponisation of the outer space to preserve peace and security to the ...
Nigeria has warned that the continued existence of nuclear weapons remained a threat to all mankind. Nigeria stated this ... Nigeria stressed the need for peaceful uses of outer space, particularly, preventing the weaponisation of the outer space to preserve peace and security to the benefit of all mankind.
... about nuclear weapons are higher than at any time since the Cold War, measures for disarmament and arms control are more vital than ever," Thomas Markram, Deputy High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, told the opening of the 2018 session of the UN Disarmament Commission in New York. arms race
The Pentagon's director of weapons testing and evaluation warned that the "continued lack of an enterprise strategy and integrated approach to program execution ... Another space program highlighted in the new SAR is the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle , but in this case the cost has come down. GPS

Fifty Years Later, the World Is Finally Catching Up With '2001: A Space Odyssey' ... In the 50 years since “2001: A Space Odyssey” was first released, on April 2, 1968, no movie has matched its solemnly jaw-dropping techno-poetic majesty. ... The ape that picks up a bone and smashes down a weapon. GPS
... about nuclear weapons are higher than at any time since the Cold War, measures for disarmament and arms control are more vital than ever,” Thomas Markram, Deputy High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, told the opening of the 2018 session of the UN Disarmament Commission in New York. GPS
The new national defense strategy calls for the military to prepare for “contested environments,” including space. Enemies like Russia and China are rapidly developing electronic and cyber weapons, the strategy warns, and the U.S. military can no longer spend decades developing technology. GPS
To reliably reach the late game and rack up the Victory Royales, you're much better off kitting yourself out with the game's best weapons and building a flexible loadout that will prepare you for an encounter at ... If you're fully loaded with shotguns, clear out space for a scoped rifle when you have the chance. GPS
Governments started space programs for intelligence, military, political, and scientific purposes and developed countermeasures against space-based threats from rivals, such as anti-satellite capabilities. Countries managed security competition by banning weapons of mass destruction in space and ... GPS
In that regard, France had launched a partnership against the impunity of chemical weapon use to send a signal that such actions carried consequences. On issues related to outer space, she said France's priority was to ensure the viability and security of activities. She reiterated support for the Commission ... GPS
Russia and China have both tested powerful, advanced missile systems capable of taking out targets in outer space, including U.S. satellites. ... the A-235 PL-19 Nudol anti-ballistic missile system, The Diplomat reported, citing U.S. defense officials with knowlege of Russia's weapons development program. GPS
“At a time when global anxieties about nuclear weapons are higher than at any time since the Cold War, measures for disarmament and arms control are more ... Looking to build on this momentum, the Commission has also included prevention of an arms race in outer space in its agenda for this session. GPS
Michael Griffin, the Pentagon's defense undersecretary for research and engineering, has told military website Defense One that the US may resurrect work on so-called neutral particle beams – a space-based weapon that was mulled in the 1990s. “Directed energy is more than just big lasers,” Defense ... GPS
The same with the neutral particle beam systems we explored briefly in the 1990s” for use in space-based anti-missile systems. Such weapons can be “useful in a variety of environments” and have the “advantage of being non-attributable,” meaning that it can be hard to pin an attack with a particle weapon ... GPS
Air Force space technology and weapons developers are working quickly to prepare for major space war by accelerating new weapons programs and fast-tracking satellite protections or "hardening" systems. Part of this challenge not only involves defending laser attacks or "jamming" weapons in space, but ... GPS

... space-based ray guns that can blast enemy satellites and other targets in space. Michael Griffin, the Pentagon's defense undersecretary for research and engineering, has told military website Defense One that the US may resurrect work on so-called neutral particle beams – a space-based weapon that ... GPS
During 1958 and 1959, the first U.S. experimental ASAT weapons were air-launched ballistic missiles, including Bold Orion, launched from an Air Force B-47 Stratojet, and High Virgo, launched from a Convair B-58 Hustler. In 1962, the Navy experimented with a system that launched a similar missile from a ... GPS
In 2007, China fired a missile to destroy an aged weather satellite, demonstrating in a dramatic fashion its ability to deploy anti-satellite weapons. (That incident led to a large increase in the amount of orbiting space debris and diplomatic blow-back for the Chinese government.) The U.S. and Russia have ... GPS
Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., what kind of defenses the U.S. has against hypersonic weapons, Hyten replied: "We have a very difficult — well, our defense is our deterrent capability. We don't ... In addition, space-based detection systems could theoretically detect and track hypersonic missile threats, Lt. Gen. Samuel ... GPS
The “space industrial base working group” is looking at how agencies could share technology and, more broadly, how the government buys technology the ... To avoid the 10-year peak and trough cycle, the Pentagon would have to change how it modernizes its weapon systems, vehicles and satellites. GPS
Through the United Nations, China and Russia have twice (2008 and 2014) proposed the legally binding Treaty of Prevention of the Placement of Weapons in Outer Space and of the Threat or Use of Force Against Outer Space Objects (PPWT). The primary U.S. objections to the treaty were that it did not ... GPS
The missions will be launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station or Kennedy Space Center, Florida. [The Most Dangerous Space Weapons Concepts Ever]. This is the fourth competition under the current Phase 1A EELV procurement where there has been more than one competitor for national ... GPS
11, 2013. NASA. Then, the Outer Space Treaty entered into force in October 1967, specifying a variety of rules for nations. Among those rules is “States shall not place nuclear weapons or other weapons of mass destruction in orbit or on celestial bodies or station them in outer space in any other manner. GPS
“Like the U.S. Defense Department, the [People's Liberation Army] PLA has long understood the transformative potential of directed-energy weapons, including lasers, EML, and microwave weapons. In 2015, the PLA published the book, Light War, in which authors Li Bingyuan, Huyan Ning, and Wang ... GPS
He then tells the Saviors that they'll be doing the same with their weapons to save on ammunition. "You see ... We're going to have space-aged zombie bacteria weapons at our disposal. And we're ... In the comics, it makes perfect sense that Negan would instruct his group to "gunk" up their weapons, as he says. The entire ... GPS
Further, men could also not enter any form of political space with a weapon. In fact, this point has long been punctuated by the story of an ancient Greek man called Charondas, the same man who demanded that a law be put into place banning the carrying of weapons within the Assembly (political body) of ... GPS
So how is the world's leading space agency prepared to deal with the threat of asteroids? The answer could lie in the use of nuclear weapons. The next time a monstrous space rock barrels towards the planet, NASA could carry out a daring plan reminiscent of the hit space-cataclysm movie Armageddon. GPS
Scientists have designed a nuclear weapon–wielding spacecraft powerful enough to deflect a 1,600-foot asteroid currently circling the sun. Set for multiple close encounters with Earth over the next hundred years, there is a chance—however vanishingly small—that the asteroid Bennu could one day collide ... GPS
The KC-135s have no armor, no weapons and rudimentary communications systems that would render them easy targets against advanced foes. ... are expected to fly for many more years, Everhart's study looked at increasing secure communications, battle-space awareness and self-protection systems. GPS
Further muddling matters, the Russians report that their GEO sats have also suffered a failure. Cyberattacks rattle the U.S. grid and social media is flooded with disruptive reports of UFO invasions, the Rapture, space weapons tests from China, warnings of solar flares—anything to sow confusion and chaos. GPS
Having someone in that position with an extensive background in aerospace and missile defense is critical as the United States faces competition from China and Russia in space and advanced weapons technology like hypersonic missiles, Walker said. "I am told that this is going to be one of his top ... GPS
Putin Flaunted Five Powerful Weapons. Are They a ... Russia has a new class of weapons, President Vladimir V. Putin said on Thursday, that could make American defenses obsolete. .... This kind of weapon can fly into space on a regular rocket, zoom around the atmosphere and outwit defense systems. GPS
It's not clear if there is an existing convention for the names Russians have given to the strategic weapons. ... 2009, late-night talk show host Stephen Colbert asked his audience to vote for “Colbert” in an online contest to choose the name for NASA's Node 3 module for the International Space Station (ISS). GPS
Having someone in that position with an extensive background in aerospace and missile defense is critical as the United States faces competition from China and Russia in space and advanced weapons technology like hypersonic missiles, Walker said. “I am told that this is going to be one of his top ... GPS
The video of the simulated flight of the new weapon showed the takeoff of the system, its flight into space, where it a stage separates from the block before it proceeds to sharp maneuvering to bypass air defense systems. To reach the target, the impact unit enters the atmosphere and strikes a destructive ... GPS
A Homeland Security official said at a conference in Virginia that "the U.S. working on a real world threat related to ISIS in the WMD [weapons of mass destruction] space," according to The Cipher Brief, which covers global security issues. Col. Lonnie Carlson, who heads DHS' counter-WMD office, said the ... GPS
"President Putin has confirmed what the United States government has known all along, which Russia has denied — Russia has been developing destabilizing weapon systems for over a decade, in direct violations of its treaty obligations," said White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. GPS
The United States of America, China and Russia are rapidly developing anti-satellite technology in a bid to become the first superpower of outer space. US General David Goldfein this week urged President Donald Trump to help his military “dominate” space and said billions of dollars were required to get ... GPS
[The Most Dangerous Space Weapons Concepts]. The solicitation explained that the United States military operations depend heavily on space systems to support combat forces around the world. And it pointed out that innovative technologies are need to ensure U.S. space systems can operate under any ... GPS
Moscow claims Nudol is an anti-missile missile, built for intercepting warheads streaking towards targets in space. All these anti-satellite weapons and meant to offset America's advantage in orbit. U.S. military forces, often operating thousands of miles from home, use satellites for navigation (GPS), ... GPS
Both Russia and China continue to pursue anti-satellite weapons knowing that, if successfully employed, could undermine U.S. military capabilities, analysts noted. “Russia and China aim to have nondestructive and destructive counter-space weapons available for use during a potential future conflict.”. GPS
Russia and China could soon possess "destructive" space weapons that could be used against the U.S., according to American intelligence agencies. The two United Nations Security Council members are pursuing such "anti-satellite weapons as a means to reduce U.S. and allied military effectiveness," ... GPS
If US President Donald Trump when proposing to create a separate military space force meant deployment of weapons in the space, then the USA “is opening Pandora's box,” Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has written in his Facebook account. Speaking to the marine corps at Marine Corps Air ... GPS
They include the GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System, the Joint Space Operations Center Mission System Increment 2, Defense Enterprise Accounting/Management System, the Air Operations Center Weapon System Increment 10.2 and Mission Planning System Increment 5. There are ... GPS
In 2016, Russian defense R&D concern NPO Almaz announced that they were working on an airborne military laser system designed to suppress enemy air and space-based reconnaissance platforms. Recent work is a progression of experiments which began during the late Soviet period with the A-60 ... GPS
WASHINGTON — America's next nuclear weapons czar, the Pentagon's management chief and its chief innovation officer were among eight Trump national security nominees the ... He is a Former NASA administrator and it's been speculated he could be tapped to head the military's space programs. GPS
Moscow claims Nudol is an anti-missile missile, built for intercepting warheads streaking towards targets in space. All these anti-satellite weapons and meant to offset America's advantage in orbit. U.S. military forces, often operating thousands of miles from home, use satellites for navigation (GPS), ... GPS
First pointed out by Aviation Week & Space Technology reporter Lara Seligman on Twitter, the so-called Navy Laser Family of Systems is meant to get laser weapons to sea in the near term, giving the U.S. Navy the ability to deal with what might be called “pesky” threats: unmanned aerial vehicles, ... GPS


 

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