Russia is the acknowledged world leader in long-term space flight, with first the Soviet Salyut and then the Mir space stations setting longevity records. But Russia’s limited resources and its now-flagging space program are impeding the construction of the International Space Station. A panel talks about the project’s political and scientific goals.

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  • Col. Robert Cabana NASA astronaut and manager in the International Space Station program
  • James Oberg former NASA engineer and 22-year veteran of the Space Shuttle program
  • John Pike GlobalSecurity.org

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