China's progress in space and NASA's new exploration policy might be ingredients for space cooperation between Beijing and Washington, but the U.S. space agency and its White House bosses are remaining aloof. A top Chinese space official reiterated his country's invitation for a visit from NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, and the issue is working its way through the Bush administration bureaucracy. Griffin's assistant for external relations, Michael F. O'Brien, didn't say no when Luo ...


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