China is preparing to expand into space. A space station of three units weighing 66 metric tons could be operational by 2022, the system claims.
The event deserved special attention from the United States because it happened during the administration of Joe Biden, indicating a goal for China to lead the space field over the United States. Focuses on achieving leadership in space, in fact, compared to the United States, said Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines.
This authority published a report warning that Chinese developments would target American and allied satellites to transport them in space. “The People’s Liberation Army plans to match or exceed US capabilities in space to obtain the military, economic, and prestigious benefits that Washington has gathered from the space leadership,” the portal review said. Defense News.
The Asian nation is achieving expansion goals one by one. It has established itself as the second largest arms manufacturer in the world, equips itself with a powerful arsenal of war, and has devised a tougher plan to recruit foreign tech professionals.
The Chinese launch was the Long March 4B that took off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, and successfully launched the Shiyan-6-03 satellite.
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– spatial communication (conexionspacial) April 8, 2021
The concern of the United States
For 2018, explained Scott Pace, the then White House Executive Secretary of the National Space Council Washington Examiner What are the necessary areas that a country must master in order to send astronauts into space.
“To successfully transport humans to space, it is necessary to master all areas of technical activity: chemistry. Physical-physical; all forms of engineering. Medicine, whatever it may be, must be a teacher.”
In fact, former Vice President, China has sought development in every way Mike Pence Concerns about this were raised in 2019 when China became the first country to land an exploration robot on the far side of the moon. In previous years, only other ships managed to crash. In addition, China has plans with Russia to build a space station on the surface of the Moon.
The National Intelligence Directorate report details that in 2019, the Chinese Space-Focused Strategic Support Force began training with direct-access anti-satellite missiles, capable of targeting satellites in low Earth orbit.
Presumably peaceful purposes
Portal review Space News It details what the new space station is made of and how China is building it with equipped launch rockets. It will be present in what they call a “low Earth orbit,” which is a boundary between 200 and 2000 km above the Earth’s surface.
The system’s propaganda tool, Global Times, Brags about this plan, which was put in place nearly 10 years ago. An expert in aerospace and a television commentator for this method emphasized that China’s missions have “peaceful” purposes only, unlike the United States, which possesses space technology that “primarily serves the army.”
Once the station becomes operational, China will become “an advanced country in the aerospace sector”, which will be able to carry out “a variety of space experiments,” according to the TV commentator.
For its part, the United States continues its space plans. One of the projects is the famous Artemis program to take two people to the moon, something that has not happened since 1972. However, the Communist regime’s ambitions will be greater, without it being entirely clear what it will do with such knowledge that transcends earthly boundaries.