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UK, South Korea join ASAT test ban, raising like-minded countries to seven

Written by  Brian Berger Wednesday, 05 October 2022 12:21
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Hwang Joon-kook, South Korea’s permanent representative to the United Nations, is shown announces the nation’s decision not to conduct direct-ascent anti-satellite (ASAT) missile testing in an Oct. 4 speech at the U.N. First Committee’s third plenary meeting. Credit: Captured from UN Web TV

The United Kingdom and South Korea have pledged not to conduct direct-ascent anti-satellite (ASAT) missile testing, throwing their weight behind the U.S.-driven initiative launched in April to promote peaceful and safe use of outer space. 

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