US and France to sign accord on tracking space debris

February 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]

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