Pelton, J N,2012, Satellite Communications, Springer Press, New York.
Pelton, J N, Madry, S, Camacho, S. 2011, Handbook of Satellite Applications, Springer Press, New York.
Pelton, J N. Jakhu, R (eds.). 2010, Space Safety Regulations and Standards, London, U.K., Elsevier Press.
Pelton, J N, Marshall, P. 2010, MegaCrunch: Ten Steps to Survival in the 21st Century, London, United Kingdom, PM Associates.
Pelton, J N, Bukley, A. 2010, The Farthest Shore: A 21st Century Guide to Space, Burlington, Ontario, Canada, Apogee Press.
Pelton, J N, Singh, I (eds.). 2009, Future Cities, New York, The Intelligent Communities Forum.
Pelton, J N, Marshall, P. 2009, License to Orbit: The Future of Commercial Space Travel, Burlington, Ontario, Canada, Apogee Press.
Pelton, J N, Marshall, P. 2007, Space Planes and Space Tourism: The Industry and the Regulation of the Industry, SACRI, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Pelton, J N, Marshall, P. 2006, Space Exploration and Astronaut Safety, Reston, Virgina, American Institute of Astronautics and Astronautics.
Pelton, J N. 2005, Future Trends in Satellite Communications, Chicago, Illinois Professional Education International.
Pelton, J N, and al. 2005, Space Safety Report: Vulnerabilities and Risk Reduction in U.S. Human Space Flight Programs, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Pelton, J N, Oslund, J, Marshall, P (eds.). 2004, Satellite Communications: Global Change Agents, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah, New Jersey.
Pelton, J N. 2006, Basics of Satellite Communications, end ed., Chicago, Illinois: International Engineering Consortium.
Takashi, I, Joseph N. Pelton, J N, Asford, E (eds.), 2003, Key Trends in 21st Century Satellite Communications, Reston, Virginia, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Pelton, J N. 2002, The New Satellite Industry, Chicago, Illinois, International Engineering Consortium.
Pelton, J N. 2001, E-Sphere: The Rise of the World-Wide Mind, Bridgeport, Conn., Quorum Press.
Pelton, J N. 2001, Satellite Communications 2001, Chicago, Illinois, International Engineering Consortium.
Peer-reviewed articles and encyclopedia entries
Pelton,J N, 2011, “Eden 1,2,3: A Post Doomsday Strategy” in Cynthia Wagner (editor) Moving from Vision to Action, (2011), World Future Society, Bethesda, MD.
Pelton, J N, Menzel A P, Sgobba, T (eds). 2009, Special Issue of the Journal of the British Interplanetary Society on “Space Safety”, Vol 62, Issue 7/8, July/August. This included among other articles: Joseph N. Pelton and Ram Jakhu, “International Safety Regulations and Standards for Space Travel and Commerce” pp. 294-302.
Pelton, J N. 2009, “We Need a New White House Space Policy Directive!”, Space News, November 23.
Pelton, J N. 2009, “The Trouble with Predictions: The Negroponte Flip 20 Years Later”, Life in Information, Fall, pp18-19.
Pelton, J N, Robinson, C. 2008, “Seeing the Future through the Eyes of TeleGeograpy” in Seeing the Future Through New Eyes, edited by Cynthia L. Wagner, World Future Society, Bethesda, MD.
Pelton, J N, Logson, J. 2008, “Arthur C. Clarke 1919-2008”, Science Magazine, September.
Pelton, J N. 2007, “The Global Legal Information Network”, The Futurist, November/December.
Pelton, J N. 2004, “The Rise of Telecities : Decentralizing the Global Society” in Thinking Creatively in Turbulent Times,” (edited by Howard Didsbury, Jr. et) (2004) World Future Society, Bethesda, Maryland
Pelton, J N. 2003, “The Future of Broadband Satellite Communications”, Global Peace Through the Global University System (edited by Tapio Varis, Tak Utsumi and W.R. Klemm), (2003), Tampere, Finland: The Finnish National Council for UNESCO.
Pelton, J N. 2003, “Top Ten Reasons for Space”, Space News, Fall.