On March 23-24, 2023, the Office of Space Commerce participated in the 8th U.S.-Japan Comprehensive Dialogue on Space, along with other delegates from NOAA, the White House, Department of State, Department of Defense, FAA, NASA, and additional U.S. agencies. View …

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On March 15, 2023, Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves delivered the Wednesday luncheon keynote speech at the SATELLITE 2023 conference in Washington, D.C. He provided an update on the Commerce Department’s progress in implementing its strategic objective to promote …

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On December 15-16, 2022, the Department of Commerce, including the Office of Space Commerce and NOAA/NESDIS, participated in the third U.S.-Republic of Korea (ROK) Civil Space Dialogue, held in Seoul, Korea. The Dialogue was announced by the Presidents of the …

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On November 30, during his State Visit to Washington, French President Emmanuel Macron met with Vice President Kamala Harris, Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, NOAA Administrator Rick Spinrad, and other top leaders to discuss U.S.-France …

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Today, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released the first National Cislunar Science and Technology (S&T) Strategy to address how U.S. S&T leadership will support responsible, peaceful, and sustainable exploration and use of Cislunar space—the large region of space …

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On November 9-10, the Governments of the United States and France convened the inaugural meeting of the U.S.-France Comprehensive Dialogue on Space in Paris, France. The dialogue, co-chaired by the White House on the U.S. side, sought to strengthen bilateral …

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On July 15, 2022, during President Joe Biden’s meetings with King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia released the Jeddah Communique, a joint statement on the U.S.-Saudi …

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On May 21, President Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol released a joint statement on the U.S.-Republic of Korea (ROK) Alliance. Among other things, the statement calls for strengthened U.S.-ROK space cooperation: President Yoon and President Biden commit …

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On April 18, Vice President Kamala Harris announced that the United States commits not to conduct destructive, direct-ascent anti-satellite (ASAT) missile testing, and that the United States seeks to establish this as a new international norm for responsible behavior in …

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On September 24, President Biden hosted Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan at the White House for the first-ever in-person Leaders’ Summit of the Quad. The leaders …

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