The media said the United States to seek space hotline to prevent space collisions with China
<span class="img_descr" December 2, 2011, contains Long March III A carrier rocket of the Beidou navigation satellite blasted off from China's Xichang Satellite Launch Center. 5:07 that day, at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center Long March III A carrier rocket successfully tenth Beidou navigation satellite into space scheduled transfer orbit.
Reference News February 7 The foreign media reported that the U.S. government hope that Russia and China into the international space code of conduct, are trying to establish a direct Beijing line – like with Moscow not long ago established that the same – to prevent collisions in space, potentially destabilizing event occurs.
the United States, “Defense News” magazine website reported, Washington proposed cf the United States and Russia Forum, bilateral space security dialogue with China, the United States and Russia Forum 2010, after last summer, the expansion of California Air Force Space Operations Command Center and the Russian side to establish a direct hotline. Responsible for space and defense policy in the United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Frank Rose said: “space of joint operations command center, and space operations center of the world, with commercial operations side, is directly linked to … so that, once close, they can directly call the company or country. We very much hope that one can call the number.
January 29, 2009, on the International Space Conference, held in Israel, the U.S. Air Force Space Command commander, William Schell Dayton said that the active satellites currently in orbit around 1100, increasing the threat of the proliferation of space debris to satellites. Vandenberg Air Force base in the space of joint operations command center to track orbiting objects of cm above the level of about 22,000, each piece of orbiting objects on the satellite and the satellite collision will cause serious damage, he said.
reported that, if not with the Chinese space Authorities to establish direct line, the space of joint operations command center have the threat of imminent debris first reported to the State Council, informed by the State Council, China’s Foreign Ministry. Ross has said in an interview recently, a year and a half ago, there have been such a situation, the United States found that China’s 2007 anti-satellite test the legacy of one fragmentation is approaching China’s satellite.
Ross said: “As China’s economy continued to expand, they will be more inseparable from the space system, which is our hope that the dialogue with them one of the reasons, we believe, to prevent space collisions good to anyone