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Space missions priority for allied partners

2nd June 2014 - 12:49 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London


Australia and Canada have joined forces with the UK and US to share information regarding space operations in an effort to increase operational effectiveness, it has emerged.

Announced in a joint statement, the agreement will facilitate cooperation on elements such as the identification of objects in space; ensuring satellite operations are uninterrupted; and the avoidance of satellite collisions.

It is expected that this cooperation will strive towards a safer and more secure space environment, while enhancing mutual security, the statement notes.

‘This combined space operations partnership among our armed forces enables sharing of space-related information and resources to synchronise space

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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