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Tel interview: China and Europe's collaborations in deep-space

12-02-2013 01:11 BJT Special Report: Chang’e-3 Lunar Probe |

For more now, we are joined live by Mr. Karl Berquist, administrator for the International Relations Department at the European Space Agency. Welcome.

Q1: The European Space Agency says its tracking station will lend a hand to China during the mission to the Moon. Tell us more about the help its offering?

Q2: Do you think these kinds of deep-space collaborations will open the door for China and Europe joining forces in space exploration?

Q3: What obstacles to cooperation do you see as still lying before the two sides?

Q4: Space was once a realm that countries competed to conquer. But today, competition is being replaced by cooperation. What’s behind this shift?

That was Mr. Karl Berquist, administrator for the International Relations Department at the European Space Agency.


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