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Russia, China Strike Deal to Jointly Reach for Outer Space

•, Michel Chossudovsky

This RT report suggests that:

1) US-Russia space collaboration including the joint Deep Space Gateway space station is potentially in jeopardy, largely as a result of Washington's Russia-Gate campaign directed against the Kremlin. The article nonetheless acknowledges that the US-Russia space station project was agreed upon in September 2017.

2) The Russia-China space program involves both civilian as well as military applications. While this RT report largely focusses on civilian dimensions, it should be understood that Russia and China are military allies under the auspices of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) (as well as in the contest of bilateral military cooperation channels.) Needless to say this joint Russia-China Space project challenges America's self-proclaimed military hegemony of "Deep Space":

Russia and China have agreed to create a joint data center for lunar and deep space projects, Russian space agency Roscosmos has announced.