U. S. Reviews Policy on Use of Chinese Launcher Following Export Requests
WASHINGTON The State Dept. has been asked to approve export licenses to ship U. S.built communications satellites to China for launch on the Long March rocket, prompting a major review of U. S. technology transfer policy. Asiasat, a British/Chinese consortium, asked for approval to launch the refurbished Westar 6 satellite on Long March in early 1990 in the first request, filed July 12.
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