December 16, 2020
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.
September 17, 2020
What Does China Think About NASA’s Artemis Accords?
By Elliot Ji, Michael B. Cerny, and Raphael J. Piliero
China views the U.S. attempt to enshrine new principles for outer space with some skepticism.
June 11, 2020
US Returns to Human Spaceflight
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The growing private space sector is beginning to create new energy and excitement about space.
September 13, 2019
The Risks and Rewards of Growing US-China Space Rivalry
By Nicholas Borroz
Space competition is inevitable and offers huge gains to humanity.
July 19, 2019
50 Years After Apollo 11, China Is on Deck to Land Next
By Justin Key Canfil
That doesn’t have to be a bad thing.
October 30, 2017
The Difficult Discussion on Cambodia’s Forests
By Tyler Roney
Cambodia did not take kindly to satellite images from NASA showing the extent of deforestation.
October 24, 2017
Will Australia Finally Get a Space Agency?
By Luke Hunt
Canberra is moving toward a long-deferred dream.
September 22, 2017
China Aims to Achieve 3 Goals in Its First Mars Probe in 2020
By Charlotte Gao
China’s first Mars probe is scheduled for 2020.
August 07, 2015
US-China: Civil Space Dialogue
By Joan Johnson-Freese
In civil space cooperation, some realists finally emerge.
June 05, 2014
Report: To Reach Mars, NASA Must Work With China
By Shannon Tiezzi
A National Research Council report recommends lifting the ban on NASA-Chinese cooperation.
March 11, 2014
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.
January 16, 2014
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.