Cold War II: NASA breaks contact with Russians

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Today, Michael F. O’Brien,¬†NASA’s¬†associate administrator for international and interagency relations, informed his colleagues in an internal memo that the U.S. space agency was taking a stand on Ukraine and would suspend all contact with Russian “entities” with the exception of the International Space Station, SpaceRef reports.

We can’t break ties with the Space Station; we’ve got two astronauts up there now, and the only way to get them down is via a Soyuz spacecraft. Continue reading

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