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France, China commit to cooperating on space exploration – French CNES body

/ 10:10 PM March 09, 2021
France, China commit to cooperating on space exploration – French CNES body

(FILE PHOTO) This undated image provided by Chinese Academy of Sciences shows the Artist’s impression of the Milky Way. (Xiaodian Chen/Chinese Academy of Sciences via AP)

PARIS France and China reaffirmed on Tuesday their commitment to working together in the field of space exploration, said France’s CNES space studies organization.

A European Union official said in January that the European Union would pursue a more aggressive European space strategy to prevent being muscled out by the United States and Chinese launcher technology, setting up a European alliance with industry this year.

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French President Emmanuel Macron had also created a space command unit within the country’s air force in 2019.

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TOPICS: China, Exploration, France, Space, technology
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