Many expert believe a future war between major powers could pay out in space, as nations are producing spacecarft thar have potential military applications. And now, three leading superpowers nations: Russia, China and the US are reportedly developing, testing and deploying sophisticated weapons in outer space in advance of a military attack that could see the first great conflict between sparring superpowers in 70 years. And there’s no rules in this free-for-all space race.
Satellites in space control everything from mobile phone towers to ATMs and power grids. At least 1,200 satellites that are orbiting Earth for various uses, including navigation and communication, are also being primed for “planetary surveillance”, Scientific American reports. America’s defense establishment, including the Department of Defense as well as intelligence agencies, are building a center to plan for war in space.