August 11, 2014

Russia & U.S. Must Cooperate on Asteroids

Kathy Gilsinan, The Atlantic

The Associated Press

Ultimately, as the UN sets up its asteroid monitoring and defense committees over the coming months, the U.S. and Russia may once again find themselves in a position of “reluctant codependency” in space, given their unique capabilities and shared interests.

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