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Japanese Minister for Space Policy visits Vandenberg

Col. Scott Brodeur, Commander, Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC), discusses space operations and capabilities with Japanese space policy officials during a tour of the CSpOC at Vandenberg AFB, Calif., Aug. 20, 2018. During the visit Japanese space officials also received mission briefings from the CSpOC staff and the 18th Space Control Squadron. The tour, briefings and subsequent discussions highlighted a range of topics, to include tactical and national security objectives in space, Space Surveillance Network operations, Space Situational Awareness data sharing, conjunction notifications, exercises and future space security cooperation between the U.S. and Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Cody Chiles)

PHOTO BY: Maj. Cody Chiles
VIRIN: 180820-F-GE353-003.JPG
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