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Reviewing European Astropolitics

  • Boris S. Manov
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Abstract

Since the Renaissance, Europe has been one of the foremost pioneers in political, scientific, and technological development. The creation and implementation of a common space policy within the EU will be vital in the new century. Hitherto countries within the Union have approached space in a diverse manner. Space is becoming gradually an important strategic sector and will be essential to the European strategic independence. This analysis will investigate, how Europe has approached space and cyber development, as well as analyze future implications and prospects. Moreover, we will look at the possible improvements discussed to make the EU more competitive and challenging in the traditional space powers.

Keywords

Cyber development Space development Space policy Space technology Cyber democracy Europe Astropolitics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Political ScienceResearcher at University of ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Independent AnalystSofiaBulgaria

Section editors and affiliations

  • David F. J. Campbell
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    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Unit for Quality Enhancement (UQE)University of Applied Arts ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Faculty for Interdisciplinary Studies (iff), Institute of Science Communication and Higher Education Research (WIHO)Alpen-Adria-University KlagenfurtViennaAustria
  3. 3.Department of Political ScienceUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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