Can Space Remain a Peaceful Environment

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Can Space Remain a Peaceful Environment

By Herbert Scoville, Jr. and Kosta Tsipis
Stanley Foundation, 1978
24 pp.
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Observation satellites are essential to verifying arms control agreements such as SALT. In the past two years the Soviet Union has shown new interest in developing an anti-satellite interceptor capability in space and the U.S. has initiated discussions with Moscow on limiting such anti-satellite systems. This short pamphlet is an excellent introduction to an arcane but vital subject.