US, Australia sign space defence surveillance agreement

November 9, 2010 at 2:14 pm | Posted in Space Law | Leave a comment

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty

Source – Space Daily:

US, Australia sign space defence surveillance agreement

by Staff Writers
Melbourne (AFP) Nov 8, 2010
Australia and the United States Monday signed an agreement paving the way for greater cooperation in the surveillance of space.

“Australia and the United States shared a deep concern about the increasingly interdependent, congested, and contested nature of outer space,” the two sides said in a statement, after annual security talks.

The countries “acknowledged that preventing behaviours that could result in mishaps, misperceptions or mistrust was a high priority,” it added. . . .[Full Story]

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