FAA – Notice of Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee Open Meeting.

September 2, 2010 at 7:46 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty

Source: Federal Register

[Federal Register: September 2, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 170)]
[Page 54002]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Federal Aviation Administration

Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee–Open Meeting

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee
Open Meeting.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee
Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C. App. 2), notice is hereby given of a
meeting of the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee
(COMSTAC). The meeting will take place on Thursday, October 7, 2010,
starting at 8 a.m. at the National Housing Center, 1201 15th Street,
NW., Washington, DC 20005.
The proposed agenda for this meeting will feature discussions on:

–Orbital debris and related issues;
–The issues the working groups propose to address; and
–The role of commercial space as part of the United States’ Space

There will be discussions and activity reports by the chairpersons
of the COMSTAC working groups.
Mr. Philip McAlister of the National Aeronautics and Space
Administration’s (NASA) Commercial Crew Transportation office has been
invited to speak.
Interested members of the public may submit relevant written
statements for the COMSTAC members to consider under the advisory
process. Statements may concern the issues and agenda items mentioned
above or additional issues that may be relevant for the U.S. commercial
space transportation industry. Interested parties wishing to submit
written statements should contact Susan Lender, DFO, (the Contact
Person listed below) in writing (mail or e-mail) by September 15, 2010,
so that the information can be made available to COMSTAC members for
their review and consideration prior to the October 7, 2010, meeting.
Written statements should be supplied in the following formats: One
hard copy with original signature or one electronic copy via e-mail.
Subject to approval, a portion of the October 7th meeting will be
closed to the public (starting at 3:45 pm).
An agenda will be posted on the FAA Web site at http://www.faa.gov/
. For specific information concerning the times and locations of
the COMSTAC working group meetings, contact the Contact Person listed
The FAA is committed to providing equal access to this meeting for
all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because
of a disability, please inform the contact person by telephone or e-
mail with your request by close of business September 15, 2010.

Commercial Space Transportation (AST), 800 Independence Avenue, SW.,
Room 331, Washington, DC 20591, telephone (202) 267-8029; E-mail
susan.lender@faa.gov. Complete information regarding COMSTAC is
available on the FAA Web site at: http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/

Issued in Washington, DC, August 27, 2010.
George C. Nield,
Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation.
[FR Doc. 2010-21910 Filed 9-1-10; 8:45 am]

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