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China, Russia: Beijing and Moscow to Sign Joint Space Agreement

MIN READAug 30, 2017 | 23:08 GMT

(Stratfor)

Grand visions of the moon, including possible development of a manned mission, are part of a joint space exploration agreement Russia and China reportedly are set to sign in October. If signed as scheduled, the two countries would pursue space exploration projects over a five-year period from 2018 to 2022. According to Chinese and Russian media reports, the agreement would cover lunar and deep space missions as well as cooperation on experiments on the International Space Station, satellite systems, special materials, space debris management and Earth remote sensing....

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