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Space Exploration and Humanity’s Struggle for Open System Economics
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Space Exploration and Humanity’s Struggle for Open System Economics
July 20, 2019

After unveiling the challenge to go to the Moon “within the decade”, Kennedy demonstrated the powerful thinking when he gave a speech at the UN on September 20, 1963 calling for US-Russia collaboration on the moon landing as the basis for an escape from the Cold War logic of Mutually Assured Destruction.

Vicious Cycle: The Pentagon Creates Tech Giants and Then Buys Their Services
May 23, 2019

The US Department of Defense’s bloated budget, along with CIA venture capital, helped to create tech giants, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and PayPal. The government then contracts those companies to help its military and intelligence operations. In doing so, it makes the tech giants even bigger.

Vicious Cycle: The Pentagon Creates Tech Giants and Then Buys Their Services
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NASA and Roscosmos Leadership Unite in Call for Asteroid Defense: A Game Changer in Global Politics
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NASA and Roscosmos Leadership Unite in Call for Asteroid Defense: A Game Changer in Global Politics
May 13, 2019

The threat of asteroid collisions with the earth is very real, and provides a very serious basis for international cooperation on the common aims and in the interest of humankind.

Now for Confrontation in Space
March 25, 2019

In the words of the US Administration, “space is now a warfighting domain just like the air, land and sea” so it’s goodbye to a future of harmonious exploration and scientific research in the regions beyond our globe.

Now for Confrontation in Space
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Moscow Mulls Leaving the Joint Russian-US Space Program
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Moscow Mulls Leaving the Joint Russian-US Space Program
September 25, 2018

Losing Russia as a partner will hardly benefit the United States. Its defense spending dwarfs that of other nations but it is losing its edge in emerging technologies to Russia.

Despite Hard-Hitting Sanctions, the US Continues to Buy Russian Rocket Engines
September 6, 2018

Waivers are possible for US companies, but strict compliance with the anti-Russian sanctions is a hard-and-fast rule for Europe. This is how US sanctions work.

Despite Hard-Hitting Sanctions, the US Continues to Buy Russian Rocket Engines
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President Trump Launches New Space Policy
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President Trump Launches New Space Policy
December 15, 2017

On Dec.11 US President Donald Trump signed the administration's first space policy directive, which formally directs NASA to focus on returning humans to the moon and preparing to lead to Mars and beyond.

Russian-US Contacts Continue Against All the Odds
October 4, 2017

"We stand for constructive, predictable and mutually beneficial cooperation," said Russian President Vladimir Putin at a ceremony in the Kremlin when Jon Huntsman, the new US ambassador to Russia, presented his diplomatic credentials. "The current level of the ties cannot satisfy us," he added. The ambassador said in a statement released after the ceremony that he "looks forward to working to rebuild trust between our two countries and to strengthening the bilateral relationship based on cooperation on common."

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