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 War II … certainly nothing on this size and scope and scale,” a senior U.S. defense official told reporters today (Feb. 24), CNN reported.