Cold War Echoes On Earth And In Space

Sources: Russia tests anti-satellite weapon, CNN

"Russia has recently tested what is believed to be an anti-satellite weapon, US sources with knowledge of the test told CNN. The US tracked the weapon and it did not create debris, indicating it did not destroy a target, the source said. The Russian test, coming as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to enter the White House next month, could be seen as a provocative demonstration of Moscow's capability in space."

Kremlin says almost all dialogue with U.S. is frozen, Reuters

"The Kremlin said on Wednesday almost all communications channels between Russia and the United States have been frozen but the U.S. State Department disputed the statement."

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 20 December 2016

"The six Expedition 50 crew members from France, Russia and the United States are heading into the final holidays of the year with a muscle study and Earth observations today. The astronauts also checked out fluids and combustion science gear and practiced an emergency escape drill."

How Long Will ISS Remain Isolated From Terrestrial Politics?, Earlier post

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