An Atlas 5 rocket carrying the US military's top secret X-37B spacecraft lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. File photo: Reuters An Atlas 5 rocket carrying the US military's top secret X-37B spacecraft lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. File photo: Reuters
An Atlas 5 rocket carrying the US military's top secret X-37B spacecraft lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. File photo: Reuters

Space

UK launches ‘Space Command’, but what will it do?

  • Weaponisation of space becomes increasingly likely as US, China and Russia test new technologies
  • UK has announced plans for a ‘Space Command’ as part of its largest military investment since Cold War

Topic |   Space
An Atlas 5 rocket carrying the US military's top secret X-37B spacecraft lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. File photo: Reuters An Atlas 5 rocket carrying the US military's top secret X-37B spacecraft lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. File photo: Reuters
An Atlas 5 rocket carrying the US military's top secret X-37B spacecraft lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. File photo: Reuters
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