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The Real Danger From Space Weapons

Feb 22, 2016 | 10:00 GMT
Instead of racing to create weapons in space, countries are refining the technology needed to counter space-based platforms.

Weapons launched by the United States can take out one of its own derelict satellites -- or target those of a rival.

(U.S. Navy)

Though space weapons have not yet been effectively deployed, the threat that they could be -- and the widespread use of non-weaponized satellites for military purposes -- has led countries to rush to create anti-satellite weapon technology as a deterrent....

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