MILITARIZATION OF SPACE; BUILDING A CULTURE OF PEACE, Compiled by Dick
Bennett (#1 December 13, 2006; #2 January 24, 2008; #3 October 4, 2008) Here
is the link to all the newsletters that are archived on the new OMNI site. *
PURPOSE To help build consciousness for international, cooperative
development of outer space and to support efforts to prevent the arms race
from moving into the heavens.
PBS film on colonizing outer space.
New film on arming the heavens for wars.
Web sites on Keep Space for Peace Week 2010
NOVA ScienceNow 7-28-09 enthusiastically describes the many steps taken and
planned to colonize the moon to be a base camp for other colonies farther
out in space. The crucial need is water, and the next moon shot will probe
specifically for water. [Dick: The film is utterly blind to the imperial
implications, utterly devoid of need for international, cooperative base
camps and colonies. OMNI’s international perspective and that of all the
peace movement are needed to focus with the UN if this earthly militarism
and violence are not to extend into the heavens. OMNI needs a volunteer
devoted to helping the peace movement find alternatives to this terrible
*Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space. *2010. The film played
throughout Europe and Canada during 2009 and 2010, and in Latin America this
fall. U.S. distribution has only recently begun. .See next item.
Film trailer: www.pax-americana.com
WEB SITES FOR THE FILM
1. Videos for *pax americana and the