Could the Quad Help With India’s Space Station Dreams?
By Pranav R. Satyanath
As China finishes its own space station, what India should look to international partners to take its space program to the next level.
China, Russia Agree to Cooperate on Permanent Moon Base
By Shannon Tiezzi
China has long planned to set up a manned lunar research station. Now it has its first international partner.
China’s Space Program Suggests Decoupling Won’t Work Like the US Hopes
By Brantly Womack
The U.S. has long frozen China out of space cooperation. That hasn’t stopped China from making substantial progress.
South Korea’s Only Astronaut Retires
By Tae-jun Kang
Yi So-yeon, the first astronaut of Korea, has announced she will retire in August.
The Russia-US Melee: Cold War Redux in Space?
By Melissa S. Hersh & Ajey Lele
Tensions emerging from the Ukraine crisis don’t auger well for future cooperation in space.
Russia to Deny United States Access to International Space Station Starting in 2020
By Ankit Panda
The Ukraine crisis is affecting the status of U.S.-Russia cooperation in space.
Koichi Wakata Becomes First Japanese Commander of International Space Station
By J.T. Quigley
The veteran astronaut, who previously served as flight engineer, will hold the post until mid-May.
U.S. in Space: Superiority, Not Dominance
By Travis C. Stalcup
Trying for dominance in space is counterproductive. The U.S. should settle for a more modest goal.
Japan Will Cast a “Magnetic Net” for Space Junk
By J.T. Quigley
JAXA has partnered with a fishing equipment company in an attempt to clean up orbiting debris.