Pentagon seeks for easing of ban on Russian rockets for U.S. space missions.
The Pentagon reports that Russian engines will be needed for at least a few years to ensure access to space for the U.S. The U.S. uses Russian rocket engines to help launch American military and intelligence satellites into space since 2000. In fact, anti-Russian sanctions has damaged hard American space program.
Now, five months after the ban the Russian rockets, the Pentagon is pressing Congress to ease it.