The Long March-5 rocket, carrying the Chang’e-5 lunar probe, at Wenchang Space Launch Centre on Tuesday. US Space Force General John Raymond said China and Russia’s capabilities included reversible jamming of GPS and communication satellites. Photo: Reuters The Long March-5 rocket, carrying the Chang’e-5 lunar probe, at Wenchang Space Launch Centre on Tuesday. US Space Force General John Raymond said China and Russia’s capabilities included reversible jamming of GPS and communication satellites. Photo: Reuters
The Long March-5 rocket, carrying the Chang’e-5 lunar probe, at Wenchang Space Launch Centre on Tuesday. US Space Force General John Raymond said China and Russia’s capabilities included reversible jamming of GPS and communication satellites. Photo: Reuters
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US general describes ‘China threat’ in space as Chang’e-5 lunar mission heats up rivalry

  • US Space Force General John Raymond says America must strengthen ties with allies because space is now a ‘contested domain’
  • Chinese space leader says Beijing’s ambitions extend far beyond the moon and more exploration and retrieval missions are planned

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The Long March-5 rocket, carrying the Chang’e-5 lunar probe, at Wenchang Space Launch Centre on Tuesday. US Space Force General John Raymond said China and Russia’s capabilities included reversible jamming of GPS and communication satellites. Photo: Reuters The Long March-5 rocket, carrying the Chang’e-5 lunar probe, at Wenchang Space Launch Centre on Tuesday. US Space Force General John Raymond said China and Russia’s capabilities included reversible jamming of GPS and communication satellites. Photo: Reuters
The Long March-5 rocket, carrying the Chang’e-5 lunar probe, at Wenchang Space Launch Centre on Tuesday. US Space Force General John Raymond said China and Russia’s capabilities included reversible jamming of GPS and communication satellites. Photo: Reuters
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