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ITAR - Chinese Launchers



One of the effects of ITAR on satellite launches is mentioned in a BBC news report which says: 

"But we're in a situation today where you cannot launch satellites with American components using Chinese rockets. It is against the ITAR restrictions of the United States." 

Full story "Ariane makes final launch of 2008" at 
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7793715.stm 

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