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Germany and China step up cooperation in space
On 16 December 2008, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) entered into a framework agreement setting out the terms for their continued cooperation. This lays important groundwork for the further development of space cooperation between the two countries. The signing of the agreement in Bonn marked the start of a three-day visit to DLR by a high-ranking Chinese delegation. During the other two days of the visit, the delegation was given a tour of DLR's Cologne and Oberpfaffenhofen sites.
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Last update: 12/01/2009 12:18:52