militarization of space

China Aims to Display Prowess With Spacewalk (Updated)

As China approaches its third mission into space, and the country’s first spacewalk, it not only is making history, but the timeliness of the walk after the Olympics has the additional component of helping build...

China Urges US to Disclose More Information on Satellite

In yet even more drama over the satellite shoot-down, China is now urging the United States to disclose more information. Earlier, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao said Beijing was asking the US to “provide...

China, Russia Propose Weapons Ban in Space

At a disarmament conference in Geneva, Russia and China formally presented a plan to ban weapons in space. From the International Herald Tribune: Russia and China have pushed for years for a treaty to prevent an arms race in...

Beijing and Moscow to Propose Joint Space Treaty

From World Politics Review: Valery Loshchinin, Russia’s ambassador to the Geneva-based Conference on Disarmament, recently revealed that on Feb. 12, Russia and China will present a joint draft treaty to restrict the...

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