In early August, Vice President Mike Pence renewed a call by the Trump Administration for the U.S. military to create a “Space Force.”
The White House’s effort comes in response to advances by China, Russia and other countries in space. It also raises the question as to whether or not the move might accelerate the militarization of space.
On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at how militaries have and could operate outside our atmosphere - and what that may mean for the future of warfare.
Joining the program:
Producers: Yanqi Xu, Rosemary Belson