Dennis Tito, first space tourist, and the privatization of INTELSAT (18 July) and EUTELSAT (July)
President Clinton’s statement on Signing the Open-market Reorganization for the Betterment of International Telecommunications Act (17 March 2000)
D. ASHFORD, P. COLLINS
“Your Spaceflight Manual - How You Could be a Tourist in Space Within Twenty Years”
Simon Schuster, 1990.
K. D. KATKIN
“Communications Breakdown?: The Future of Global Connectivity After the Privatization of INTELSAT”
Bepress Legal Series, Working Paper 508, 12 March 2005.
BBC ON THIS DAY: 28 April 2001
Eutelsat IGO website
Yang Liwei, first Chinese man into space (15 October)
“China's Space Program - From Conception to Manned Spaceflight”
Springer Praxis, 2004.
R. HANDBERG, Z. LI
“Chinese space policy”
“The New Space Race: China vs. USA”
Springer Praxis, 2009.
“China's launch of manned spacecraft welcomed in Japan”
Japan Economic Newswire, 15 October 2003.
BBC ON THIS DAY: 15 October 2003
China National Space Administration website
The EU/ESA Framework Agreement,(entered into force in May), the first Space Council meeting (25 November) and the first non-government-funded manned spaceship that flies over 100 km above the Earth (21 June)
“European Space Policy” (2003)
European Commission Green Paper
“Space: a new European frontier for an expanding Union – An action plan for implementing the European Space Policy (2003)"
European Commission White Paper
European Science Foundation statement on the Green Paper on European Space Policy (2003)
Framework Agreement between the European Community and the European Space Agency
F. von der DUNK
“Towards one captain on the European spaceship - why the EU should join ESA”
Space Policy, Volume 19, Issue 2, May 2003, pp. 83-86.
J. M. FARAMIÑÀN GILBERT, C. MUÑOZ RODRIGUEZ
“European Space Policy: a common future for ESA and EU”
In Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law at the International Astronautical Federation, Vancouver, Canada, 2004, pp.166-170.
“ESA+EU: Ideology or pragmatic task sharing?”
Space Policy, Volume 25, Issue 4, November 2009, pp. 206-208.
“Prospect for a European space administration”
Space Policy, Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2004, pp. 25-29.
K. KUNZMANN, P. REUTER
“Crafting a legal framework for a coherent future structure for European Space Activities”
Space Policy, Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2004, pp. 59-61.
K. MADDERS, J. WOUTERS
“Taking stock of Europe’s developing space policy: from the European space policy workshops to the European space policy forum”
Space Policy, Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2004, pp. 31-36.
“L’Europa e la politica spaziale”
Affari Esteri, 2003, pp. 641–650.
L. J. SMITH, K.-U. HÖRL
“Institutional challenges for space activities in Europe”
Space Policy, Volume 60, Issue 3, February 2007, pp. 210-220.
BBC News on the SpaceShipOne’s first flight
BBC News on the SpaceShipOne’s victoty of the Ansari X PRIZE
ESA website on the Space Council Meeting
European Commission website on the Space Council
X PRIZE Foundation Space Initiative website on the Ansari X PRIZE
The landing of the Huygens probe on Saturn’s moon Titan (14 January), the signing of the APSCO Convention (28 October) and the launch of the first prototype of Europe’s GALILEO satellite navigation system (28 December)
Communication from the Commission – Galileo – Involving Europe in a new generation of satellite navigation services (1999)
Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council – State of Progress of the Galileo programme (2002)
“The changing geopolitics of space activities”
Space Policy, Volume 22, Issue 2, May 2006, pp. 100-109.
ASI website on Cassini-Huygens mission
ESA Cassini-Huygens website
ESA EGNOS website
ESA GALILEO website
European Commission website on satellite navigation
NASA JPL on Cassini orbiter
Turkey becomes the ninth Signatory State of APSCO’s Convention (1st June)
“Space as a strategic vision for Turkey and its people”
Space Policy, Volume 25, Issue 4, November 2009, pp. 224-235.
China intentionally destroys one of its own satellites in an anti-satellite missile test (11 January), it launches the first prototype of its COMPASS satellite navigation system (14 April) and its first lunar mission (24 October) and Mars500 Project begins (november)
“Policy making in China’s space program: A history and analysis of the Chang’e lunar orbiter project”
Space Policy, Volume 26, Issue 4, November 2010, pp. 214-221.
N. L. JOHNSON, E. STANSBERY, J.-C. LIOU, M. HORSTMAN, C. STOKELY, D. WHITLOCK
“The characteristics and consequences of the break-up of the Fengyun-1C spacecraft”
Acta Astronautica, Volume 63, Issues 1-4, July-August 2008, pp. 128-135.
CNSA website on COMPASS
ESA Mars500 website
ESA website on the collaboration with the Chinese on the Chang’e-1 mission
The launch of India’s first mission to the Moon (22 October)
“An Asian Moon Race?”
Space Policy, Volume 26, Issue 4, November 2010, pp. 222-228.
BBC News on India’s first lunar mission
Indian Space Research Organization website
The President Obama’s space program, the launch of the first Iranian satellite (3 February) and the entering into force of the Lisbon Treaty with the new EU competence on space (1 December)
“Seeking a Human Spaceflight Programme Worthy of a Great Nation”
Final Report (“Augustine Report”) of the U.S. Human Spaceflight Plans Committee (1 June 2009)
“Space: a new European frontier for an expanding Union: An action plan for implementing the European Space policy”
Commission of the European Communities White Paper (2003)
“UE/Espace. Une puissance spatiale de plus en plus compétente”
Rapport annuel de l’Institut français des relations internationales
RAMSES, Paris, IFRI, September 2010.
“Le clausole relative allo spazio nel Trattato sul funzionamento dell’Unione europea”
In “Studi in onore di Umberto Leanza”, Napoli, 2008, pp.1157-1174.
“The EU’s emergent space diplomacy”
Space Policy, Volume 23, Issue 2, May 2007, pp. 97-107.
“Iran's space programme: Riding high for peace and pride”
Space Policy, Volume 25, Issue 3, August 2009, pp. 160-163.
“Building a European space policy”
Space Policy, Volume 4, Issue 2, May 1988, pp. 115-120.
BBC on the Iranian satellite
EU website on the Lisbon Treaty
Iranian Space Agency website
Lisbon Treaty website
Last update: 3 February 2011