China Moving at ‘Breathtaking Speed” In Final Frontier According to Space Force Written 11 April 2024


A Long March rocket lifts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China, Tuesday, May 30, 2023. | Credit: Associated Press–©

SPACE reports that China is ratcheting up its space capabilities at an impressive clip, with an eye toward potentially ending the United States’ long-held space supremacy, U.S. officials say. "Since 2018, China has more than tripled their on-orbit intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance satellites," said Gen. Stephen Whiting, commander of U.S. Space Command, on Tuesday at the 39th Space Symposium.
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