Russian space agency boss attacks US proposal to militarize Moon after Pentagon suggests using Defense Department to protect bases

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The head of Russia’s space agency, Dmitry Rogozin, has slammed Washington’s proposals to have the US Department of Defense operate in space, calling the militarization of the Moon and lunar research “unacceptable.”

His comments came after an article from the Wall Street Journal revealed that the Pentagon plans to protect NASA bases on the moon, as well as commercial operations, such as water and mineral extraction.

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