Connect with us

National

‘War in space’ would be a catastrophe. A return to rules-based cooperation is the only way to keep space peaceful – The Conversation AU

A change of government in the USA means less risk of ‘space war’ and more hope for peaceful cooperation.

Published

on

post featured image

In 2019, US President Donald Trump declared space is the new war-fighting domain. This followed the creation of the US Space Force and a commitment to American dominance in outer space.
Other space-faring nations, and those who fear the acceleration of an arms race in space, were greatly concerned. At the latest meeting of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, states noted with alarm that preventing conflicts in outer space and preserving outer space for peaceful purposes…

Click here to view the original article.