US, South America Discuss Common Space Opportunities Written 10 November 2020


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ExecutiveGov reports that the US Space Command, Space Force, and Southern Command held a virtual event with South American partners from Chile, Peru, Brazil, and Colombia to discuss common space-focused national security interests. Canada was included in the event “to gather input on Latin America’s space interests.” According to USSPACECOM Chief of International Engagements Lt. Col. Peter Atkinson, the event allowed for the identification and addressing of common issues and opportunities through a forum-based approach.
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