NASA suspends all modes of contact with Russia over Ukraine crisis
NASA is suspending all contacts with Russia, citing Moscow's ongoing violations of Ukraine's sovereign and territorial integrity.
In an internal NASA memorandum, the agency said that the suspension includes travel to Russia, teleconferences and visits by Russian government officials to NASA facilities.
According to the Verge, NASA is also suspending the exchange of emails with Russian officials.
The directives come directly from Michael O'Brien, the agency associate administrator for International and Interagency Relations, the report added.
(Posted on 03-04-2014)