Gen. David Goldfein, International Air Chiefs Discuss Space Cooperation

Gen. David Goldfein, U.S. Air Force chief of staff, gathered leaders from other countries to discuss various space issues, Space News reported Saturday. Leaders from Australia, Canada, Italy, Germany, Japan, the U.K. and other nations attended the first conference of international air chiefs that took place at a Colorado-based facility.

Goldfein, the conference's host, told Space News that discussions revolved around cooperative work in space. Other topics included information sharing and policy to regulate international space activities. “As airmen, we believe we need norms of behavior in space as we have for airspace," he said.

The air chiefs also discussed the technologies, including artificial intelligence, to be used for communications and information sharing in space.

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