My latest editorial for CGTN examines how the United States is extending its anti-China narrative on Earth into outer space.
The Washington Post reports the Biden administration has added outer space as another area in which the U.S. must fear China. Bill Nelson, President Biden’s new NASA administrator, has carried on that hawkish rhetoric, casting China as “a very aggressive competitor” that has big ambitions in space and is challenging America’s leadership. “Watch the Chinese,” he … Continue reading WaPo: Biden administration sees China as threat on earth and in space
The Associated Press reports China is hours away from sending its first crew to the country's space station. Thursday’s launch begins the first crewed space mission in five years for an increasingly ambitious space program. China has sent 11 astronauts into space since becoming the third country to so so on its own in 2003, … Continue reading AP: China to send crew to space station