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  • Chinese missile destroys satellite in space

    01/19/2007 6:05:32 AM PST · by Rb ver. 2.0 · 3,571 replies · 19,841+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 1/19/06 | Richard Spencer
    Britain has joined the US, Japan and Australia's condemnation of China after the communist country destroyed a satellite in space using a ballistic missile.The British embassy in Beijing said it had raised the test, the first of its kind for 20 years, with the Chinese foreign ministry noting that the Government believed it was “inconsistent” with China’s opposition to the development of space weapons. A spokesman refused to elaborate on the form the protest took or on the Chinese government’s response. Later, a Downing Street spokesman said: "We are concerned about the impact of debris in space and we expressed...