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Russia threatens to abandon the International Space Station and build its own – Business Insider Australia

The ISS has been a symbol of international cooperation since the Cold War – but US-Russian relations are at their worst in years.

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  • Russia could leave the International Space Station as soon as 2025, its deputy prime minister said.
  • Roscosmos, Russia’s NASA equivalent, aims to launch its own space station by 2030.
  • Such a move could end a decades-long relationship in space that survived political strains on Earth.
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Russia could quit the International Space Station to focus on its ambition to launch a space station of its own by 2030, Russian officials said.
Deputy Prime Minister Yuri…

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