Satellite Test

China ‘Concerned’ Over N.Korean Satellite

After North Korea’s failed rocket launch earlier this year and China’s subsequent backing of a UN statement calling for harsher consequences if another launch is attempted, the New York Times reports North Korea...

China Accuses US of Hypocrisy Over Satellite Shootdown

Beijing accused Washington of holding China to a double standard after the US Navy successfully destroyed a satellite 150 miles above the Pacific last night, the Guardian reports. Last year when China similarly shot down a...

China Shows Assertiveness in Weapons Test – Joseph Kahn

From The New York Times: …The test of an antisatellite weapon last week, which Beijing declined to confirm or deny Friday despite widespread news coverage and diplomatic inquiries, was perceived by East Asia experts as...

Japan, Australia Ask China to Explain Space Missile – Paul Tighe and Takashi Hirokawa

Bloomberg reported that Japan and Australia asked China to explain its test firing a missile into space, while Russian Defense Minister through MOSNEWS addressed here that Chinese Ballistic Missile Tests Are Exaggerated Rumors: …The satellite was hit by the missile on Jan. 11, Gordon Johndroe, a spokesman for the U.S. National Security Council, said yesterday. […]

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