Russia and U.S. Boost Space Station Cooperation, Despite Earthly Disputes

June 5, 2014 10:19 PM

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Russia and U.S. Boost Space Station Cooperation, Despite Earthly Disputes

Even as the U.S.-Russian bilateral relationship tears at the seams, NASA and the Federal Space Agency, or Roscosmos, are pooling their resources and launching new joint projects aboard the International Space Station, or ISS, in a drive to make the most of the crucial project while it lasts, Russian and U.S. space officials close to the agencies said.

"We have had a strong partnership and we are working to make sure we get full use out of the space station for quite a while," Sean Fuller, NASA's director of human spaceflight in Russia told the Moscow Times on Thursday.

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