Expert: China Space Progress a Threat to US

NTD Newsroom
By NTD Newsroom
June 19, 2021NTD Business

Chinese astronauts are now aboard the country’s new space station after launching earlier this week. The mission’s commander is a veteran air force pilot in China’s infamous People’s Liberation Army.

Does this move give China a strategic military advantage over the United States? Space and national security expert Brandon Weichert says it does because China now has its personnel and equipment permanently in low-Earth orbit. NTD asked him what that means for U.S. national security.