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South Korea to Accelerate Space Program, Expand U.S. Cooperation

South Korea plans to accelerate its space development program including by boosting cooperation with the U.S. in a move that may help the Biden administration’s Asia strategy to check China’s growing global clout.

“We will expand our space cooperation with the international community, including the U.S.” South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a speech on Sunday, adding that Seoul will speed up its space launch vehicle development program.