Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Strains International Space Station Partnership

When Russia launched a full-scale military invasion of Ukraine on Thursday, the whole world was watching. But another, much smaller audience was watching, too: the seven crew members onboard the International Space Station (ISS), orbiting hundreds of kilometers above the chaos below. Across more than two decades of continuous operations, the ISS has been a … Read more

What does the Ukraine invasion mean for US-Russian partnership in space?

Could Russia’s military and political actions in Ukraine upend science and exploration in outer space? International political tensions are high after Russia invaded Ukraine this week, with attacks beginning near the capital Kyiv as well as in Kharkiv near the Russian border. The world hasn’t witnessed a “move like this, nation state-to-nation state, since World … Read more