Mar 1, 2019
Outer space isn’t about to be militarized, it’s been militarized for decades, and as China, Russia and the U.S. race to outdo each other in a new domain of battle, the world is waking up to the risks that war in space pose for everyone back on Earth.
When destroying a satellite with a missile or laser can bring communications networks and financial institutions to a halt – effectively shutting off countries from the world or businesses from markets – it’s troubling just how few rules exist to stop that from happening.
This week on Wake we’ll look at a new U.S. report on the space arms race and discuss efforts to try and stop it.
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Taped: March 1, 2019.
Hosted by Luke Vargas.