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The Militarization of Space, So Far

Last week, the Canadian Forces launched their first satellite into orbit, joining a growing list of militaries with space-based capabilities.

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5 March, 2013

Last week, the Canadian Forces launched their first satellite into orbit, joining a growing list of militaries with space-based capabilities. Paul Meyer wrote about the push to keep space weapon free here. The graphic below considers the current state of militarization in space.

Militarization of Space

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