From BBC News:
The US and other nations all voiced their concerns about an arms race in space. There were also complaints from neighbours like Japan and Taiwan who worry about China’s military power.
So why the fuss?After all, the technology that China used to blast the ageing weather satellite out of the sky was not new: the US and the former Soviet Union had it 20 years ago. And Beijing says that it only has peaceful intentions in space.[Full Text]