Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Zhou Bo
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Bo

To avoid the folly of a US-China space race, the two competitors should learn some Soviet-era cooperation

  • Unlike Washington, which bars Chinese astronauts from the International Space Station, Beijing is more open-minded about space cooperation with other nations
  • Perhaps the way out of potential conflict is recognising mutually assured vulnerability that leads to a treaty agreeing not to deploy weapons in outer space

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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