A Chinese military researcher says the country needs to develop the ability to at least disable – or even destroy – SpaceX’s Starlink satellite network if it proves to be a national security threat, the South China Morning Post reported.
Ren Yuanzhen, a researcher with the Beijing Institute of Tracking and Telecommunications Technology, urged China to develop anti-satellite capabilities, including a surveillance system to monitor every satellite belonging to Elon Musk’s space company.
Read the full report: South China Morning Post.
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