The U.S. Congress is closer than ever before to reversing a 14-year-old law aimed at limiting dual-use satellite technology that the industry complains has put U.S. exports at a competitive disadvantage. The restriction on satellite exports was instituted in 1998, in response to fears that China could use U.S. commercial satellite components to bolster its launch and missile capabilities. The law classified even commercial satellites and their components as military ones and left the ...


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