• Japan Responds to the Sino-American Struggle for Space Supremacy

    The United States is squaring off against China, its rising competitor in the superpower arena, all around the world—and, increasingly, off of it. International competition in outer space is not an area that Japan has been heavily involved in so far, but today the country is making strides toward being yet another competitive player beyond the reach of gravity. This series looks at Japan’s policies and progress in the new space race. (Photo: ©Pixta)