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China, Russia vying for space dominance, to exploit moon natural resources

ANI News | 13/04/2022 08:53 AM | Click to read full article

A senior defence analyst for space and counter space of the US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Keith Ryder warned on Tuesday that Moscow and Beijing plan to explore and exploit the natural resources of the moon and Mars over the next 30 years. 

The combined space fleet of Russia and China has grown by 70 per cent between 2019 and 2021.