China Sats NPR's Ted Clark reports the US government has denied permission to US comanies to sell sophisticated communication satellites to China. Administration officials argue such sales would give the Chinese important military technology they don't currently have. But US businesses complain that if they can't sell such satellites to China, they won't have the money to keep up their important research and development work in space technology.
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China Sats

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China Sats

China Sats

China Sats

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NPR's Ted Clark reports the US government has denied permission to US comanies to sell sophisticated communication satellites to China. Administration officials argue such sales would give the Chinese important military technology they don't currently have. But US businesses complain that if they can't sell such satellites to China, they won't have the money to keep up their important research and development work in space technology.