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May 19, 2015
Pentagon: China Launched Mysterious Objects Into Space
Moscow (Sputnik) May 19, 2015
A recent report released by the Department of Defense warns of China's rapidly growing space program, insisting that many of Beijing's space activities are aimed at countering the space capabilities of adversaries in the event of a crisis or conflict. The annual DoD report to Congress, titled Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China, comes as some in the US Air Force are calling for a more robust defense of US space assets. The US has more than 500 satellites whi ... read more

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Air Force focuses on assured access to space
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Canada Grants Kiev Access to Sophisticated Satellite Imagery
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Guardians of the Galaxy: Russia Creates International Space Patrol
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