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Russia-NASA Cooperation Normal During Ukraine Crisis

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Source – Wall Street Journal:

NASA Says U.S. Astronauts Continue Training With Russians
‘Everything Normal’ Regarding International Space Station Despite Tensions in Ukraine

Updated March 4, 2014 5:24 p.m. ET
Despite international tensions stemming from the Kremlin’s military foray into Ukraine, the top U.S. government space official told reporters that “everything is normal in our relationship with the Russians” regarding the international space station.

The remarks by Charles Bolden, administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, indicate that the Ukrainian crisis hasn’t affected partnership between the two countries when it comes to space projects. Russian rockets and spacecraft currently…[Full Story]