Prospects for US/China Space Cooperation Evaporating

Space station moves to avoid debris, UPI

"U.S. and Russian officials changed the International Space Station's orbit to keep it clear of debris from a satellite destroyed by China, a report says."

Editor's note: Reliable sources report that this incident UPI reports NEVER happened.

U.S. halts China space ventures, Washington Times

"The Bush administration has suspended plans to develop space ventures with China, including joint exploration of the moon, in reaction to Beijing's Jan. 11 test of an anti-satellite weapon that left orbiting debris threatening U.S. and foreign satellites. National Aeronautics and Space Administration spokesman Jason Sharp said the weapon test undermined an agreement reached between President Bush and Chinese President Hu Jintao during an April summit."

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