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China and Argentina Resume Joint Venture for Space Exploration

  • Collaboration restarted with the new government in Argentina
  • The countries will work together on multiple space projects

China and Argentina have resumed plans to work together on outer space exploration in a sign of the Asian nation’s growing influence in the administration of President Alberto Fernandez.

The two countries will cooperate in the development of ships and other instruments for space exploration, as well as land infrastructure to launch and control space missions and satellites, according to an agreement published in Argentina’s official gazette on Friday. The deal has been in effect since July 24, according to the publication, which says all space exploration shall have peaceful intention.