Military Capabilities

US space industry delegation to visit Brazil in December

29 November 2017

Key Points

  • A US space industry delegation is visiting Brazil in December
  • Brazil is courting nations to launch from its soil to help improve its space capabilities

A delegation of US space industry officials will visit Brazil in December, Jane’s has learned.

A Brazilian delegation of 25 people, led by Defense Minister Raul Belens Jungmann Pinto, visited the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) industry group’s Space Enterprise Council in Washington on 13 November to talk US-Brazil space co-operation, according to a CompTIA statement. A source told Jane’s the trip would take place the week of 11 December.

David Logsdon, CompTIA senior director for federal advocacy and Space Enterprise Council head, confirmed to Jane’s the trip would take place in mid-December.

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