Nasa chief warns US Congress about Chinese space station

//Nasa chief warns US Congress about Chinese space station

Nasa chief warns US Congress about Chinese space station

Nasa chief Jim Bridenstine told lawmakers on Wednesday it was crucial for the US to maintain a presence in Earth’s orbit after the International Space Station is decommissioned so that China does not gain a strategic advantage.The first parts of the ISS were launched in 1998 and it has been continuously lived in since 2000.The station, which serves as a space science lab and is a partnership between the US, Russia, Japan, Europe and Canada, is currently expected to be operated until 2030.“I’ll…

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