The International Space Station (ISS) was launched in 1998. The ISS is a joint international project by five space agencies. The station’s components were launched by Russian Proton and Soyuz rockets, and US space shuttles.
With the signing of the Russia-China roadmap for a Moon base, the space race of the 21st century begins for real – it’s going to divide Earth in two camps, but Earthly animosities don’t have to carry on beyond its confines.
Moscow will withdraw from the International Space Station project in 2025 if Washington continues to impose sanctions against the Russian space sector, with the country now making significant plans to explore space without the US.
Joe Biden’s prediction of a technological war with Beijing will be played out in outer space. And as the creation of a new space station and other successful missions demonstrate, China is intent on winning the strategic battle.