Consternation about America’s, President Trump’s sympathies for Russia and Mr. Putin never includes mention of Russia’s and America’s cordial relationship in outer space.
And though history means nothing in this age of math, science, surveys and unplagerized copy-cat online news headers, before the 1917 Russian revolution Russia and the U.S.’s relationship seemed more in line with their present outer space cordiality. And one historian has stated that in recent years the U.S.A. has shown itself to be a Pacific nation dealing first with imperial Japan now with the China and its growing economic power.
Russia and the U.S. control most of the world’s energy sources. And one might assume that energy self-sufficiency determined the outcome of both the European and the Pacific theaters of world war two.