posted on May, 30 2012 @ 10:54 AM
reply to post by flashtrum
China is interested in militarization of close orbit space.
There are a couple of possible scenarios for control of near Earth space, and one is a coalition that keeps access open with an eye towards security,
trade and scientific advancement.
The other possibility is control which allows the controller to own all traffic on and off the rock.
While star wars missile defense systems might suck at targetting bombs, they'd be pretty good at targetting things getting out of atmosphere and
ground launch sites.
China might finally see a time when their ages old strategies start to work for them again, and are rushing towards it. They don't require the People
of the People's Republic to get on board. They'll just tell them that this is what they are doing now. They don't need acceptance, just
Now, if smacking something into the Moon wasn't just for finding water that's GREAT. That means that some of the first world players have a reason to
get there and clean up the mess before anyone else gets there.
edit on 30-5-2012 by SibylofErythrae because: (no reason given)