China fast builds “counter-space” capabilities to counter US satellites, Pentagon warns

China fast builds “counter-space” capabilities to counter US satellites, Pentagon warns

Part of China’s rapidly developing space program consists of testing new anti-space technologies, even though the country publicly pledges not to militarize space, the Pentagon said in a report to Congress.

“By the end of October 2014, China had launched 16 spacecraft, either domestically or via a commercial space launch provider.

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