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US spacecraft sparks arms race concerns

By Xin Dingding | China Daily | Updated: 2010-04-24 06:46

Space plane can 'help launch space weapons, be used for anti-satellite purposes'

BEIJING - The latest spacecraft launched by the United States has triggered concerns over a new arms race in space that could jeopardize world peace, Chinese military researchers said on Friday.

The US Air Force launched unmanned spacecraft X-37B with a rocket from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Thursday evening local time, media reported. The spacecraft is designed to fly in low orbit for as long as nine months.

US spacecraft sparks arms race concerns

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