Heads of the five space agencies in the International Space Station (ISS) partnership have decided to try to expand participation by other nations in the orbiting laboratory, while not opening up the formal partnership to new members. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said Tuesday that at the heads of agency meeting held in Tokyo last week to discuss the implications of the U.S. decision to continue funding station operations beyond 2015 to 2020 or beyond, the partners agreed to broaden ...


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