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Coalition Statement

October 15th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 15, 2020

The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Congratulates the FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation
On Publication of the Streamlined Launch and Reentry Licensing Regulation

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration (Coalition) congratulates the FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation on today’s rollout and publication of the new Streamlined Launch and Reentry Licensing Regulation-2 (SLR2) and the first group of several related Advisory Circulars.

“The Coalition thanks the FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation for the productive dialog it has undertaken with the launch industry and other business stakeholders in crafting SLR2. We also welcome future consultation on the rule and on Advisory Circulars published today, as well as those still in development,” Coalition President and CEO Dr. Mary Lynne Dittmar said. “We recognize the tremendous effort involved in developing and vetting updates to this complex regulation and look forward to our ongoing work with the FAA to assure a robust and safe commercial launch industry.”

In addition to the input provided to the rulemaking process by Coalition member companies, Dr. Dittmar serves as a member of the Safety Working Group on the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC), which advises the FAA on behalf of industry engaged in the commercial space industry. For more information on the Coalition, its members and mission, visit www.exploredeepspace.com

About the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration

The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration is a national organization of more than 60 space industry businesses and universities focused on ensuring the United States remains a leader in space, science and technology. Based in Washington D.C., the Coalition engages in outreach and education reinforcing the value and benefits of human space exploration, space science and commerce with the public and our nation’s leaders, building lasting support for a long-term, sustainable, strategic direction for our nation’s space program.

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MEDIA CONTACT

Lauren Quesada – Griffin Communications Group
(281) 744-7938; Lauren@GriffinCG.com

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