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  • China’s agreement with United Nations to help developing countries get access to space

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 28th, 2016

    Last month, China signed an agreement with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) to open the country’s future space station for science experiments and astronauts from UN member states. According to a spokesperson from the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA), this cooperation heralds better accessibility to space for developing countries.

  • Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser to provide access to space for countries worldwide

    Tomasz NowakowskiJune 29th, 2016

    Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser winged spacecraft could be soon flying under a United Nations (UN) agenda. On Tuesday, June 28, the Sparks, Nevada-based company announced that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) to provide affordable opportunities for UN member states in order to conduct experiments in space.