Journal Article - Scientific American

Testing Weapons in Space

| July 1989


The US is poised to begin a series of space-weapons tests that could be in conflict with the 1972 Antiballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty with the Soviet Union. A review of the treaty's provisions focuses on current US interpretations with regard to space-based weapons systems.

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For Academic Citation: Carter, Ashton B.. Testing Weapons in Space.” Scientific American, no. 1. (July 1989):