Space debris objects, which are not in scale, in Earth orbit. Credit: ESA/European Space Operations Centre
Robert Cardillo. Credit: White House
Germany's TIRA observation radar. Credit: Fraunhofer FHR
Comsat NG. Credit: Thales Alenia Space
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U.S. Strategic Command, ESA Sign Space Surveillance Data-sharing Agreement


U.S. Strategic Command and the European Space Agency  will share space situational awareness data, the organizations announced Oct. 30.

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Gen. John Hyten, commander of Air Force Space Command said in 2013 — as vice commander — sequestration cuts forced the service to lay off about half of its space operations contractor workforce.  Credit: Xinia Productions/Jose Morales
AGI typically develops modeling tools for space professionals, such as the AGI Spacebook, above. Credit: AGI
The Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) launch. Credit: ULA
Gen. William Shelton said he expects a contract award for the Space Fence in April 2014. Credit: U.S. Air Force
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