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The Bush Plan going to become international?

Posted by: Ekkehard Augustin - Wed Aug 30, 2006 1:00 pm
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The Bush Plan going to become international? 
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Post The Bush Plan going to become international?   Posted on: Wed Aug 30, 2006 1:00 pm
The article "Moon, Mars, Asteroids: NASA’s Griffin Charts Vision Strategy" ( www.space.com/news/060829_griffin_vision.html ) is quoting Dr. Griffin as follows: [quote]Enlisting international partners


Griffin outlined his thoughts on the role of international cooperation within the vision.


“We hope to enlist international partners, to bring some of the elements that we won’t be able to afford to build,â€


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Post    Posted on: Wed Aug 30, 2006 1:05 pm
Legally, he doesn't have too much choice. Remember that Outer Space Treaty from 1967? If he didn't involve at least one or two other nations, the entire UN would start screaming bloody murder -- and that's something that no Federal official (from lowly State Department bureaucrat on up to the next Presidential candidates) is prepared to deal with.

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