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Geopolitics of the Outer Space

A European Perspective


Part of the Contributions to Political Science book series (CPS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Bohumil Doboš
    Pages 1-6
  3. Bohumil Doboš
    Pages 7-32
  4. Bohumil Doboš
    Pages 33-59
  5. Bohumil Doboš
    Pages 61-82
  6. Bohumil Doboš
    Pages 83-105
  7. Bohumil Doboš
    Pages 107-136
  8. Bohumil Doboš
    Pages 137-139

About this book


This book presents a comprehensive geopolitical analysis of European space activities. By studying outer space as a physical and socio-economic space as well as a military-diplomatic area, the author helps readers understand outer space as a geopolitical environment. The book also offers insights into the behavior and strategies of different actors, with a special focus on the European space strategy and the nature of the European space program and diplomacy.


Outer Space Geopolitics Strategy Europe European Space Agency Astropolitics International Relations Strategic Studies Security Studies European Union French Geopolitical School European Space Program Politics of Outer Space Space Security Space Law

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Political StudiesCharles UniversityPragueCzech Republic

About the authors

Bohumil Doboš is a scholar at the Institute of Political Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, and a coordinator of the Geopolitical Studies Research Centre. His main areas of expertise are neomedieval geopolitics, territoriality of non-state actors, and astropolitics. 

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