US, Australia sign space defence surveillance agreementNovember 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]