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US professor convicted over ties to China

A Texas A&M University professor has pleaded guilty to keeping China contacts secret even though he conducted research with NASA funding. Cheng Zhengdong had received $750,000 from the US government for space research in his labs. Under a Trump-era law, he would have had to disclose any ties to Chinese institutions. However, he failed to disclose work for a university in Guangdong. Cheng was sentenced to 13 months in prison.

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