An anonymous reader writes: China has decided that they want to own space. That’s okay! It’s been a while since we’ve had a good ol’ fashioned space race. Apparently, though, China’s space ambitions are bothering the US military. That top secret X-37B space plane whose mission was described as being to "demonstrate a reliable, reusable, unmanned space test platform for the United States Air Force?" It’s on almost the exact same orbit as China’s current spacelab and future space station Tiangong-1.