Pentagon evaluated the possibility of militarizing the Moon 19:49

John Plumb, assistant to the Pentagon’s chief of space policy, said the U.S. Department of Defense does not see the possibility of militarizing the Moon. This was reported by RIA News.

According to him, such a development of events does not seem possible. He believes that no one can maintain supply chains across the entire distance of an Earth satellite.

Before that, the state company Roscosmos published Transcript of a meeting of the board of directors of the USSR Ministry of General Engineering in 1969, where the moon race between the USSR and the USA was discussed.

The Pentagon plans to launch a program that will produce objects directly in Earth orbit and on the Moon. Its main purpose is to overcome weight and size limitations when launching structures on launch vehicles. The idea itself is not new, but the current US approach is different from previous ones. What are the prospects for the development of construction in near-Earth space in terms of materials? “”.

China has previously successfully started Relay satellite for lunar exploration.

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Source: Gazeta


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