KOUROU, French Guiana — A new round of U.S. and European sanctions leveled at Russia’s rising aggression against Ukraine could slow a key decision this year on Moscow’s participation in the International Space Station (ISS) beyond 2020. For now, mounting political tensions are “more or less” not affecting day-to-day operations aboard the orbiting outpost, says Alexey Krasnov, head of human spaceflight at Russian space agency Roscosmos. Speaking to reporters here ...

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