U.S. Officials Hint at Militarizing Space
U.S. Space Force to Cost Billions
The effort still faces questions about funding and the risks of pursuing space-based defenses.
But the Trump vision faces legislative hurdles.
A U.S. official in recent weeks has publicly said for the first time that the process for negotiating an international code of conduct that would establish rules for behavior in outer space has failed.
The path toward finalizing a code of conduct for outer space remains unclear after delegates from 109 countries met in July to discuss the way forward.