China’s push for ‘space superiority’ worries nominee for NASA deputy administrator

It appears that China will be one of the first challenges for NASA’s new leaders.

Former astronaut Pam Melroy received questions about China’s space activities during a Senate hearing Thursday (May 20) to consider her nomination as NASA deputy administrator. The livestreamed hearing took place less than a day after her potential future boss, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, pledged action on China during his first congressional hearing as agency head.

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