Time is running out for the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama, shown
exiting Air Force One during a June visit to Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs,
Colorado, to publish final export-control rules. Credit: U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Amber Gtimm

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Sixty years ago, the United States was focused on a “space race” with the Soviet Union — for lunar bragging rights and military capabilities. Today, as the Space Foundation’s annual Global Space Activities repo...