Western Space Heading ‘for War’, Warns Roscosmos Chief Amid Tensions Over Ukraine Crisis

By Aanchal Nigam, Published by Republic World, 19 June 2022 The space sector of Western nations is heading towards a war, warned Russian State Space Corporation "Roscosmos" Director General Dmitry Rogozin on Saturday. The space sector of Western nations is "heading towards a war", warned Russian State Space Corporation "Roscosmos"

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Starlink’s success in Ukraine amplifies interest in anti-satellite weapons

By Thomas Claburn, Published by The Register, 2 June 2022 US think tank sees growing interest in counterspace capabilities In a report published earlier this week, the Secure World Foundation, a space-oriented NGO, warned that in the past few years there's been a surge of interest in offensive counterspace weapons

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Elon Musk is Not a Renegade Outsider – He’s a Massive Pentagon Contractor

By Alan Macleod, Published by MintpressNews, 31 May 2022 AUSTIN, TEXAS – Elon Musk’s proposed takeover of Twitter has ruffled many feathers among professional commentators. “Musk is the wrong leader for Twitter’s vital mission,” read one Bloomberg headline. The network also insisted, “Nothing in the Tesla CEO’s track record suggests

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China must destroy Elon Musk’s satellites with ‘hard kill’ weapon, say academics

By Gareth Corfield, Published by the Daily Telegraph, 25 May 2022 Researchers from Beijing call Starlink a threat to China's national security China needs a “hard kill” weapon to destroy Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites, a state university with close links to the country’s communist regime has said.  Researchers from the

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ASAT Ban Aimed at Presenting US as Defender of Sanctity of Space Which It Surely is Not

Published by Sputnik News, 20 April 2020 Vice President Kamala Harris announced on 19 April Washington's commitment to a ban on anti-satellite missile testing (ASAT) while visiting Vandenberg Space Force Base and called upon others to jump on the US bandwagon. What's behind the Biden administration's space initiative? "I would

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China ‘Decodes’ An Orbiting US Satellite; Claims Expertise In Automatically Detecting & Fixing Security Flaws In Outer Space

By Sakshi Tiwari, Published by The EurAsian Times, 10 April 2022 The overcrowding of space has fueled concerns of cyber attacks on satellites. Given the inexpensive and readily available disruptive tools in the digital age, both military and commercial satellites remain vulnerable to hacking by state and non-state actors. To

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