Space Safety Regulations and Standards Book
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Space Safety Regulations and Standards


  • Author : Joseph N. Pelton
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-09-16
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 0080961924

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Space Safety Regulations and Standards Excerpt :

When international rules and regulations governing space travel were first being developed, only a few countries had any space presence and commercial space activity was non-existent. Today, over 50 countries have on-orbit satellites and commercial space presence is essential to commercial telecommunications and broadcasting, yet international space law remains in its infancy. Space Safety Regulations and Standards is the definitive book on regulatory initiatives involving space safety, new space safety standards, and safety related to new space technologies under development. More than 30 world experts come together in this book to share their detailed knowledge of regulatory and standard making processes in the area, combining otherwise disparate information into one essential reference and providing case studies to illustrate applications throughout space programs internationally. They address the international regulatory framework that relates to traditional space safety programs as well as the emerging regulatory framework that relates to commercial space programs, space tourism, and efforts to create commercial space station facilities. . Fully endorsed by the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS) and provides the only definitive reference on regulations and standards for the field of space safety Combines the technical, legal and regulatory information in a clear and integrated reference work suitable for technical professionals, regulators, legal experts, and students in the field Presents a truly global insight from experienced space safety experts worldwide, with representatives from the leading associations, institutions and companies operating in the arena today

Global Space Governance  An International Study Book

Global Space Governance An International Study


  • Author : Ram S. Jakhu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-09-12
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 767
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319543642

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Global Space Governance An International Study Excerpt :

This book is based on the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the Global Space Governance study commissioned by the 2014 Montreal Declaration that called upon civil society, academics, governments, the private sector, and other stakeholders to undertake an international interdisciplinary study. The study took three years to complete. It examines the drivers of space regulations and standards, key regulatory problems, and especially addresses possible improvements in global space governance. The world's leading experts led the drafting of chapters, with input from academics and knowledgeable professionals in the public and private sectors, intergovernmental organizations, and nongovernmental organizations from all the regions of the world with over 80 total participants. This book and areas identified for priority action are to be presented to the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and it is hoped will be considered directly or indirectly at the UNISPACE+50 event in Vienna, Austria, in 2018. The report, a collective work of all the contributors, includes objective analysis and frank statements expressed without pressure of political, national, and occupational concerns or interest. It is peer-reviewed and carefully edited to ensure its accuracy, preciseness, and readability. It is expected that the study and derivative recommendations will form the basis for deliberations and decisions at international conferences and meetings around the world on the theme of global space governance. This will hopefully include future discussion at the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.

Confined Space Entry Book

Confined Space Entry


  • Author : Frank R. Spellman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1998-09-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN 10 : 1566767040

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Confined Space Entry Excerpt :

FROM THE PREFACE This book brings together (in one text) all of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's regulatory requirements for making safe and proper confined space entries. Because confined space entry is a complicated procedure-and a process that contains inherent risks-those concerned with safety in the work place are constantly concerned with how to reduce the risks associated with confined space entry, how to eliminate or decrease the hazards workers face in confined spaces, and how to prevent injuries and fatalities from occurring in confined spaces. But comprehensive materials on confined space entry are difficult to find. Surprisingly little material on the subject is commercially available. Confined Space Entry: A Guide to Compliance collects all of the associated requirements and regulations, including OSHA's Confined Space, Lockout/Tagout, Respiratory Protection Standards and Hot Work Permit requirements in this guidebook. These separate, specific safety standards and requirements have been combined and organized-as they should be, since each is married to the other-in a way that enables you (the user) to easily determine the critical relationship(s) between and among them-but more importantly, to teach you how to enter confined spaces safely-and how to provide workers with effective training for proper confined space entry. Written in user-friendly, jargon-free plain English, this guidebook provides you with clear sample programs to serve as models when you write your own programs. Workers have a growing need for more knowledge of the hazards of their work environments-and especially of confined spaces. To fulfill this imperative need, individuals and government must work together to better inform-and protect-these workers as they are exposed to a variety of complex and potentially life-threatening situations in confined spaces. The message this text delivers is simple: The better both workers and management understand the potential haza

Commercial Space Transportation Book

Commercial Space Transportation


  • Author : United States
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Astronautics and state
  • Pages : 74
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105050402556

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Safety Design for Space Operations Book

Safety Design for Space Operations


  • Author : Isabelle Rongier
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-03-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1072
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128054833

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Safety Design for Space Operations Excerpt :

This chapter covers all aspects of spaceport design for safety. This includes the choice of launch site, and explores the approach taken when choosing a location for the French Guiana Space Centre. Once the choice of geographical location has been made, the principles for the deployment these facilities in this location must be defined - the master plan. The chapter then looks at ground safety and the regulations concerned, and goes on to discuss the flight risk control within a launch site perimeter during a launch operation. Safety design for a spaceport includes limiting exposure of personnel in hazard zones. The location and design of buildings and roadways, and safety distances all need to be considered. Lightning protection systems are discussed in detail. Launch pad escape systems are essential for human spaceflight and the development of these systems is covered. The final section covers environmental protection.

NBS Special Publication Book

NBS Special Publication


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Weights and measures
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015023315586

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Setting Safety Standards Book

Setting Safety Standards


  • Author : Ross E. Cheit
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1990-01-01
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 297
  • ISBN 10 : 0520067339

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Setting Safety Standards Excerpt :

"This is an extremely rich piece of scholarship that blends the perspectives of law, economics, engineering, and political science in comparing public and private standard-setting."--Peter J. May, University of Washington "The book is of first-rate importance because it does an impeccable job of presenting and analyzing previously unknown and woefully neglected material essential to the ongoing risk debate."--Aaron Wildavsky, author of The Deficit and the Public Interest

Space Law Book
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Space Law


  • Author : Marietta Benkö
  • Publisher : Eleven International Publishing
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 310
  • ISBN 10 : 9789077596111

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Space Law Excerpt :

The contributions in this book reflect on the growing diversification of space law and is divided in two parts. The first part provides a look at the current developments in international space law and regulation and the second part investigates future perspectives of this process. It is only recently that international space law entered its third phase of development. While the first phase, between the 1960s and 1970s, was characterized by the elaboration of international conventions in the framework of the United Nations, the second phase saw the adoption of special legal regimes in the form of UN General Assembly Resolutions which were dealing with issues like direct broadcasting by satellites (DBS), remote sensing (RS) and the use of nuclear power sources (NPS) in outer space. The third and current phase received its impetus from the growing commercialization of space activities and their emerging privatization. Therefore the main characteristics of this period relate to the efforts of adapting international space law to these recent changes and of finding ways and means to reconcile State interests with commercial perspectives. This book forms a welcome addition to any collection in the field of space law and is a refreshing contribution to the discussion in the field.

Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards and Procedural and Enforcement Regulations Book

Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards and Procedural and Enforcement Regulations


  • Author : Barry Leonard
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 2000-08
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 141
  • ISBN 10 : 9780756701239

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Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards and Procedural and Enforcement Regulations Excerpt :

Chapters: (1) Manufactured Home Construction & Safety standards: general info.; planning considerations; fire safety; body & frame construction requirements; testing; thermal protection; plumbing systems; heating, cooling & fuel burning systems; electrical systems; & transportation; (2) Manufactured Home Procedural & Enforce. Regulations; formal procedures; rules & rulemaking proceedings; informal & formal presentation of views, hearings & invest.; manufacturer inspections & certif. requirements; dealer & dist. responsibil.; state admin. agencies; primary inspect. agencies; consumer complaint handling & remedial actions; monitoring of primary inspection agencies; departmental oversight; & manufacturer, IPIA & SAA reports.

The Environmental Element in Space Law Book

The Environmental Element in Space Law


  • Author : Lotta Viikari
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2008-06-19
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN 10 : 9789047433552

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The Environmental Element in Space Law Excerpt :

While decades of space ventures have led to significant technological advances, space activities have also brought increasing environmental problems. This book examines the current international legal regimes in space law and environmental law in order to ascertain their applicability and efficacy in addressing environmental threats in the space sector. The research suggests mechanisms which could improve environmental protection in the sector and strengthen the environmental element in space law. These mechanisms include a variety of norm-setting strategies used in international environmental management. Special attention is drawn to the potential of environmental impact assessment in the space sector and to dispute resolution procedures. Like other areas of human activities, the space sector should accommodate both economic interests and environmental protection in line with the principle of sustainable development

National Electrical Code Book

National Electrical Code


  • Author : National Fire Protection Association
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Electric wiring
  • Pages : 870
  • ISBN 10 : 1111542309

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National Electrical Code Excerpt :

Safe, efficient, code-compliant electrical installations are made simple with the latest publication of this widely popular resource. Like its highly successful previous editions, the National Electrical Code 2011 spiral bound version combines solid, thorough, research-based content with the tools you need to build an in-depth understanding of the most important topics. New to the 2011 edition are articles including first-time Article 399 on Outdoor, Overhead Conductors with over 600 volts, first-time Article 694 on Small Wind Electric Systems, first-time Article 840 on Premises Powered Broadband Communications Systems, and more. This spiralbound version allows users to open the code to a certain page and easily keep the book open while referencing that page. The National Electrical Code is adopted in all 50 states, and is an essential reference for those in or entering careers in electrical design, installation, inspection, and safety.

The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America Book

The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Administrative law
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105063427038

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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America Excerpt :

The Code of Federal Regulations is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

TV White Space Spectrum Technologies Book

TV White Space Spectrum Technologies


  • Author : Rashid Abdelhaleem Saeed
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-02-28
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 509
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466551459

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TV White Space Spectrum Technologies Excerpt :

Although sophisticated wireless radio technologies make it possible for unlicensed wireless devices to take advantage of un-used broadcast TV spectra, those looking to advance the field have lacked a book that covers cognitive radio in TV white spaces (TVWS). Filling this need, TV White Space Spectrum Technologies: Regulations, Standards and Applications explains how white space technology can be used to enable the additional spectrum access that is so badly needed. Providing a comprehensive overview and analysis of the topics related to TVWS, this forward-looking reference contains contributions from key industry players, standards developers, and researchers from around the world in TV white space, dynamic spectrum access, and cognitive radio fields. It supplies an extensive survey of new technologies, applications, regulations, and open research areas in TVWS. The book is organized in four parts: Regulations and Profiles—Covers regulations, spectrum policies, channelization, and system requirements Standards—Examines TVWS standards efforts in different standard-developing organizations, with emphasis on the IEEE 802.22 wireless network standard Coexistence—Presents coexistence techniques between all potential TVWS standards, technologies, devices, and service providers, with emphasis on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) recent regulations and policies, and IEEE 802.19 coexistence study group efforts Important Aspects—Considers spectrum allocation, use cases, and security issues in the TVWS network This complete reference includes coverage of system requirements, collaborative sensing, spectrum sharing, privacy, and interoperability. Suggesting a number of applications that can be deployed to provide new services to users, including broadband Internet applications, the book highlights potential business opportunities and addresses the deployment challenges that are likely to arise.