NS4677 Space and International Security

This course studies the political history of the space age from the perspective of U.S. national security, as well as U.S. relations with other major, space-faring countries. It also covers arms control treaties, legal issues, international negotiations, and space management questions from a current policy perspective. An independent research paper or policy memo on an assigned topic is required.


NS3011 and NS3024 or permission of instructor

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  • As Required