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Russia Will Quit International Space Station Over Sanctions

  • Russia space agency head says partners to get 12 months notice
  • Agency had earlier this month threated to end ISS missions
The International Space Station (ISS) is seen on a monitor.

The International Space Station (ISS) is seen on a monitor.

Photographer: Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images

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The head of Russia’s space program said Moscow will pull out of the International Space Station, state media reported, a move it has blamed on sanctions imposed over the invasion of Ukraine.