Examining the Definition of Astrosociology

@article{Pass2011ExaminingTD,
  title={Examining the Definition of Astrosociology},
  author={Jim Pass},
  journal={Astropolitics},
  year={2011},
  volume={9},
  pages={27 - 6}
}
  • J. Pass
  • Published 8 April 2011
  • Sociology
  • Astropolitics
A void has existed within the social sciences for over fifty years since the launch of the first Sputnik satellite in October 1957. This void delineates the boundaries of a missing field, a discipline capable of focusing on the relationship between social life and outer space. It is true that social scientists have pursued space issues over the last thirty years or so. As individuals, they have participated in the areas of search for extraterrestrial intelligence research, astrobiology, space… 

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