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Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration Comme...

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: The FAA licenses launches of expendable and reusable launch vehicles (RLVs), including suborbital rockets, under regulations found in 14 CFR Ch. III, parts 400?450. The FAA is issuing this Notice to clarify the applicability of FAA licensing requirements to suborbital rocket launches, in general, and suborbital RLVs, in particular so that a vehicle operator can determine, in advance of consultation with the FAA, whether it

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Federal Register : Vol. 62, No. 53, Wednesday, March 19, 1997; Pro...

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Summary: The Office of the Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation (the Office) of the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation (DOT) is proposing to amend the licensing regulations for launching commercial launch vehicles. The Office proposes to amend its licensing regulations in order to clarify its license application process for launch vehicles launching from federal launch ranges. The proposed regulations are intended to prov...

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Performance Metrics : An Operational Impact Evaluation Plan Versio...

By: David A. Knorr

Excerpt: This Metrics Plan represents a new approach by the FAA to proactively measure the performance impacts of new systems. The ideas presented reflect a collaborative effort between the FAA and the aviation industry. The FFP1 Metrics Team will use this plan as a roadmap for the evaluation of FFP1 benefits. We would like to thank the numerous organizations and individuals who provided valuable inputs and critique.

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Commercial Space Transportation Quarterly Launch Report, 3Rd Quart...

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: This report summarizes recent and scheduled worldwide commercial, civil, and military orbital space launch events. Scheduled launches listed in this report are vehicle/payload combinations that have been identified in open sources, including industry references, company manifests, periodicals, and government documents. Note that such dates are subject to change. This report highlights commercial launch activities, classifying commercial launches as one or more of the following...

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Commercial Rlv Operations and Maintenance Draft Guidelines May 20,...

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: This guideline is to assure continuous flightworthiness of RLVs (similar to FAA Aviation airworthiness approach). The maintenance program plan should include scheduled and unscheduled maintenance to ensure public safety. Scheduled maintenance is intended to maintain the vehicle or hardware at the same level of safety as when it was approved. A properly maintained vehicle is less likely to experience an operational problem that would adversely affect public safet...

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Commercial Space Transportation Quarterly Launch Report, 3Rd Quart...

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Introduction: The Third Quarter 2001 Quarterly Launch Report features launch results from the second quarter of 2001 (April-June 2001) and launch forecasts for the third quarter of 2001 (July-September 2001) and the fourth quarter* of 2001 (October-December 2001). This report contains information on worldwide commercial, civil, and military orbital space launch events. Projected launches have been identified from open sources, including industry references, company manif...

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The Evolution of Commercial Launch Vehicles

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: On February 14, 1963, a Delta launch vehicle placed the Syncom 1 communications satellite into geosynchronous orbit (GEO). Thirty-five years later, another Delta launched the Bonum 1 communications satellite to GEO. Both launches originated from Launch Complex 17, Pad B, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Bonum 1 weighed 21 times as much as the earlier Syncom 1 and the Delta launch vehicle that carried it had a maximum geosynchronous transfer orbit ...

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Third Quarter 2004 Quarterly Launch Report

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Introduction: The Third Quarter 2004 Quarterly Launch Report features launch results from the second quarter of 2004 (April-June 2004) and forecasts for the third quarter of 2004 (July-September 2004) and fourth quarter of 2004 (October-December 2004). This report contains information on worldwide commercial, civil, and military orbital and commercial suborbital space launch events. Projected launches have been identified from open sources, including industry references,...

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2003 Commercial Space Transportation Forecasts

By: Phil Smith

Excerpt: The Federal Aviation Administration?s Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation (FAA/AST) licenses and regulates U.S. commercial space launch activity as authorized by Executive Order 12465 (Commercial Expendable Launch Vehicle Activities) and 49 United States Code Subtitle IX, Chapter 701 (formerly the Commercial Space Launch Act). AST?s mission is to license and regulate commercial launch operations to ensure public health and safety and the ...

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Section 1.0 Wallops Flight Facility Range Capabilities

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: The Wallops Flight Facility (WFF) is located on Virginia?s Eastern Shore at Wallops Island, Virginia. The northern border of the WFF launch site is the Chincoteague Inlet, which separates Wallops Island from the Chincoteague and Assateague Islands. These islands contain the town of Chincoteague, located about 3.9 NM from the launch site with a population of around 2,000, the Assateague National Seashore operated by the National Park Service, and a National Wildl...

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Special Report the U.S. Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (Eelv) P...

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: The Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Program is a Department of Defense technology-development program managed by the Air Force. The program is intended to produce an improved launch vehicle family for government use. The EELV will replace the currently used fleet of Atlas, Delta, and Titan launch vehicles and is expected to cut launch vehicle life-cycle costs by 25 to 50 percent. This goal is to be achieved through the use of up-graded (but not ?clean s...

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First Quarter 2003 Quarterly Launch Report

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: The First Quarter 2003 Quarterly Launch Report features launch results from the fourth quarter of 2002 (October-December 2002) and launch forecasts for the first quarter of 2003 (January-March 2003) and second quarter of 2003 (April-June 2003). This report contains information on worldwide commercial, civil, and military orbital space launch events. Projected launches have been identified from open sources, including industry references, company manifests, perio...

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Federal Register : Vol. 57, No. 57; Tuesday, March 24. 1992 F Notices

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: The Office approaches license applications on a case-by-case basis in evaluating proposed launch activities under the Office's censing authority. Under this approach. any public safety related issues mast be renewed and educated to determine whether the launch can be conducted safely by the applicant.

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Commercial Space Transportation Quarterly Launch Report, 4Th Quart...

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: This report summarizes recent and scheduled worldwide commercial, civil, and military orbital space launch events. Scheduled launches listed in this report are vehicle/payload combinations that have been identified in open sources, including industry references, company manifests, periodicals, and government documents. Note that such dates are subject to change. This report highlights commercial launch activities, classifying commercial launches as one or more of the following?

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Consider a Career in Space Transportation

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: Would you be willing to be rocketed 50 miles into space to experience the excitement, feel weightlessness, and see the Earth below? Approximately 19 percent of people interviewed in a 2002 Zog by International, Inc., poll indicated that they would be likely to take part in such an experience when it becomes available to the public, assuming they could meet the medical and other requirements. Approximately 7 percent of the affluent would pay $20 million for 2-wee...

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Appendix a to Part 420 : Method for Defining a Flight Corridor

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: This appendix provides a method for constructing a flight corridor from a launch point for a guided suborbital launch vehicle or any one of the four classes of guided orbital launch vehicles from table 1, 420.19, without the use of local meteorological data or a launch vehicle trajectory. -- (2) A flight corridor includes an over flight exclusion zone in a launch area and, for a guided suborbital launch vehicle, an impact dispersion area in a downrange area. A f...

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Reusable Launch Vehicle Operations and Maintenance Guideline Input...

By: nice Mendonca

Excerpt: This document is disseminated under the U.S. Department of Transportation in the interest of information exchange.

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Executive Summary

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: Provide Support For A Full Range Of Mission Types Including Satellite Launches And Recoveries, Scientific Research, And Space Station Support.

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Memorandum of Understanding between Department of Transportation F...

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: On October 9, 1998, the Administrators of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) entered into an Agreement entitled ?A Partnership To Achieve Goals in Aviation and Future Space Transportation? for the purpose of developing a ?close partnership in the pursuit of complementary goals in aviation and future space transportation.? This Agreement provides the basis for ...

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Suborbital Reusable Launch Vehicles and Emerging Markets

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: The Federal Aviation Administration?s Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA/AST) licenses and regulates U.S. commercial space launch and reentry activity, as well as the operation of non-federal launch and reentry sites, as authorized by Executive Order 12465 and Title 49 United States Code, Subtitle IX, Chapter 701 (formerly the Commercial Space Launch Act). FAA/AST?s mission is to ensure public health and safety and the safety of property while protec...

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