US and France to sign accord on tracking space debrisFebruary 12, 2011 at 10:48 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
Source: ASD News
WASHINGTON – US and French defense chiefs plan to sign a space cooperation agreement on Tuesday designed to help track debris in outer space threatening vital satellites, officials told AFP.
The accord follows the unveiling of a new US space security policy last week that calls for building a network of foreign partners to save costs and deter possible threats to sensitive satellites. [Full story]