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Daniel Deudney on the dangers of space expansionism
«Dark Skies: Space Expansionism, Planetary Geopolitics, and the Ends of Humanity»
Daniel Horace Deudney (born March 9, 1953) is an American political scientist and Associate Professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University.
His recent book «Dark Skies: Space Expansionism, Planetary Geopolitics, and the Ends of Humanity» covers a wide range of topics concerning space science, security, politics, and the future.
Deudney holds an MPA in science, technology, and public policy from the George Washington University. He is known for «Bounding Power: Republican Security Theory from the Polis to the Global Village» (Princeton, 2007) received the Book of the Decade Award (2000-2009) from the International Studies Association, and the Jervis-Schroeder Prize from the American Political Science Association.
“When mankind moves out from the earth into space, we carry our problems with us.” - Freeman Dyson, “Greening the Galaxy” (1979)
We sat down for a chat about space politics: