viability of U.S. anti-satellite (ASAT) policy moving toward space control by Joan Johnson-Freese

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StatementJoan Johnson-Freese.
SeriesINSS occasional paper ;, 30., Space policy series, INSS occasional paper ;, 30., INSS occasional paper.
ContributionsUSAF Institute for National Security Studies.
LC ClassificationsUG1530 .J65 2000
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Paginationx, 36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
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