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Does a Russian missile test signal a new era of military activity in space?

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A Russian anti-satellite test prompted emergency procedures at the International Space Station, Nov. 15, 2021.

Russia launched a missile and blew up one of its old satellites last week, triggering an alert for the International Space Station and concern that space could become a new battleground. We get perspective from Iain Boyd, a professor of aerospace engineering sciences and director of the Center for National Security Initiatives at CU Boulder.