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Space Cooperation

Date: 2014 Description: The largest and longest inhabited object to ever orbit the Earth -- the International Space Station. © NASA Image Date: 12/31/2013 Description: Earth as seen from Space. - State Dept Image Date: 05/14/2010 Description: Space Shuttle Atlantis lifts off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on the STS-132 mission to the International Space Station carrying the Russian Mini Research Module-1, known as ''Rassvet'' (''dawn'' in Russian), May 14, 2010.   © NASA photo

“Recognizing our nations’ successful cooperation in space over the past several decades, from the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project to the International Space Station Program, we look forward to expanding our cooperation in space exploration.”

Working Group Chairpersons

U.S. Chairperson: Charles F. Bolden, Jr., National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Administrator

Russia Chairperson: Oleg Ostapenko, Head of the Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)

Working Group Coordinators

U.S. Coordinator: Michael F. O’Brien, NASA Office of International and Interagency Relations Associate Administrator

Russia Coordinator: Sergey Savelyev, Roscosmos Deputy Head

Working Group Web Links




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