The chairman of the House Science Committee's space panel said Jan. 9 that the Bush Administration should consider asking Russia to join its expected program for manned missions to the moon and Mars. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) has been an advocate for U.S. space cooperation with Russia as a way to improve ties between the former Cold War adversaries and encourage democratic and capitalist forces in Russia. Although China recently joined the United States and Russia as the ...

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