Space pioneers battle for greater freedom

 作者:欧阳吻懋     |      日期:2019-03-08 11:19:02
By Paul Marks CIVILIAN space flight companies are this week pressing the US government to change strict arms-control rules that could cripple their nascent industry. At issue are the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), which are supposed to prevent technological secrets ending up in the hands of 21 proscribed nations, including China, Iran and North Korea. If a technology appears on a document called the US Munitions List, companies need a licence to export it or to reveal details to a foreign national. Even if granted,