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Japan, June 2 through a huge space development plans, including the launch 34 satellites in five years, the robot to the moon and so on. Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso will also compete in India as a target, warned that the space race is intensifying. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences scholars, “Global Times” reporter, said that Japan’s concern in this trend, which is obviously looking at the legislative basis for the development of outer space, but also for the Japanese economic power shift from political power strategic services.
According to Kyodo News, Japan’s space development strategy headquarters of the government (Minister Aso total) in 2-day meeting to finalize a national strategy to space exploration as the first “Basic Plan for the universe.” Plan requires not only the launch of the satellite to double than the current level of work, but also intends to use the time to study a year or so, “whether in 2020 after bipedal walking robot to the moon.” Aso plans published in the same foreign claims: “Not only is the developed countries, China and India have also been fully involved (space exploration), competition is intensifying. I hope the Government departments unite as one, trying to avoid the plan becoming fantasy.”
“Japanese Economic News” commented that Japan’s new space plan for Japan’s space development policy has clearly changed. “The past can not be clearly defined limits for the field of defense in this plan is lifted, the purpose is to cultivate to the United States and other advanced countries and emerging countries such as China’s industrial capacity equal competition.” Kyodo news agency also believes that the plan to expand in the implementation of clear space on the defensive purpose of use.
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Research Office, Japan, Francis Lui, Institute of Foreign Affairs to the “Global Times” reporter, said Japan, the trend is cause for concern. He said: “Because World War II, defeated Japan’s position in the development of outer space, there is more lag time Japan has been to Asia and the world itself within the developed countries, but when it saw the development of China and India countries involved in international affairs is growing, especially the field of aerospace technology is also catch-up development, which the Japanese have a strong sense of crisis, this time the Japanese approach is to look for their own legislative basis for the development of outer space . With the legal basis, the potential will be enormous. “In addition, Lui that the recent tension in the Korean nuclear issue, but also to the Japanese government an excuse to hype their national security is threatened, the Japanese launch of the plan direct incentives. ▲
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