With a new U.S. space policy finally taking shape, plans to assemble a multinational space exploration effort patterned after the International Space Station are starting to advance. The five ISS partners, along with dozens of other countries with an interest in space—China and India among them—concurred at a European Union conference in Brussels Oct. 21 that exploration is only feasible if undertaken as an international partnership. The participants also accepted basic precepts to guide ...


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