Dr. Roger Handberg

Dr. Roger Handberg, professor, Political Science Department, specializes in space policy, national security policy, and judicial politics. He also teaches courses dealing with government policies in science and technology, economic and business policy, and American security policy, particularly military space policy and ballistic missile defense. Handberg has worked at UCF since 1972. He has published nine books and more than 160 articles and book chapters plus presented over 130 papers. His recent books include “Chinese Space Policy: A Study in Domestic and International Politics,” “International Space Commerce: Building from Scratch” and “Reinventing NASA and the Quest for Outer Space.” Presently working on a book titled the “Golden Triangle of Space,” examining the Chinese, Indian and Japanese space programs and their impact on the international space policy environment. Other work focuses on the contradictory impact of advances of space technology on military operations by the United States and other powers. Handberg previously served for two years in the U.S. Army. He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina. He has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, NPR, BBC, LA Times, Space News, Christian Science Monitor, Time Magazine, USA Today and local and regional media outlets.

Broadcast 1691 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Roger Handberg. Topics: Space policy, leadership, Asia space, ISS, & more. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright. We welcomed Dr.

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