From the “New Frontier” to the “New Arena” for an Arms Race: What the US, China, and Russia are doing to Prompt the Weaponization of Space

Outer space has been called the “new frontier” since the 1960s, but today is being named the “new arena” for an arms race. With the United States, Russia, and China coming to a head in space weaponry and lacking cooperation on arms control treaties, the destruction of the “new frontier” amidst an arms race is increasingly likely and should worry the international community.