Artist’s rendering of WGS-11+


Italian AF visit

U.S. Air Force Col. John W. Giles, commander, 614th Air Operations Center and Joint Space Operations Center Director, explains the history behind a piece of space debris displayed at the JSpOC during a visit and tour by representatives of the Italian Ministry of Defense, Mar. 5, 2015. Italian Air Force Maj. Gen. Giovanni Fantuzzi, Italian Ministry of Defense - Defense and Defense Cooperation Attaché, Italian Air Force Col. Roberto Vittori, Italian Astronaut and Advisor on Space, and Italian Air Force Col. Giovanni Adamo, Italian Ministry of Defense - Air Force Attaché met with U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) and Joint Functional Component Command for Space Commander, U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Steven D. Garland, vice commander, 14th AF, and U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Brian B. Brown, deputy commander, JFCC Space, during the visit to discuss opportunities for continued cooperation between the United States and Italy in support of space operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson/Released)

PHOTO BY: Michael PetersonReleased
VIRIN: 150305-F-IN231-004.JPG
Additional Details

No camera details available.


Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.