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Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee--Open Meeting

Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Location: National Transportation Safety Board Conference Center, 429 L'Enfant Plaza , Washington, DC, US, 20594

8:00 am - 8:05 am Welcome/Opening Remarks by the Chairman Mr. Michael Gold, Chairman 8:05 am - 8:20 am Key Issues Facing AST and Industry Dr. George C. Nield Associated Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation, FAA
8:20 am 8:45 am NASA and Commercial Space Transportation Mr. Charles F. Bolden, Jr. NASA Administrator
8:45 am 9:15 am Congressional Perspective on Commercial Space Transportation The Honorable Chaka Fattah,
Ranking Member, House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science
9:15 am 9:30 am Break
9:30 am - 10:30 am Business / Legal Working Group Mr. Chris Kunstadter, Chair
10:30 am - 11:30 am International Space Policy Working Group Dr. Mark Sundahl, Chair
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Standards Working Group Mr. Oscar Garcia, Chair
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch Break
1:30 pm 2:30 pm Operations Working Group Ms. Janet C. Karika, Chair
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Congressional Perspectives on Commercial Space Launch Act Updates Tom Hammond, House Committee on Science, Space, & Technology
3:00 pm - 3:20 pm Business / Legal Working Group Report Mr. Chris Kunstadter, Chair
3:20 pm - 3:40 pm International Space Policy Working Group Report Dr. Mark Sundahl, Chair
3:40 pm 3:50 pm Break
3:50 pm - 4:10 pm Standards Working Group Report Mr. Oscar Garcia, Chair
4:10 pm - 4:30 pm Operations Working Group Report Ms. Janet C. Karika, Chair
4:30 pm - 4:45 pm New Business / Public Comments Mr. Michael Gold, Chairman
4:45 pm 5:00 pm Wrap-up and Adjournment Mr. Michael Gold, Chairman


[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 50 (Monday, March 16, 2015)] [Notices] [Page 13665] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2015-05829]

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

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 Wednesday, April 1, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the National Transportation Safety Board Conference Center, 429 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20594. This will be the 61st meeting of the COMSTAC.

The proposed schedule for the COMSTAC working group meetings on April 1 is below:

--Operations (8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.)

--Business/Legal (9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.)

--Systems (10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.)

--International Space Policy (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)

The full Committee will meet on April 1, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The proposed agenda for that meeting features speakers relevant to the commercial space transportation industry; and reports and recommendations from the working groups.

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 and/or additional issues that may be relevant for the U.S. commercial space transportation industry. Interested parties wishing to submit written statements should contact Larry Scott, COMSTAC Designated Federal Officer, (the Contact Person listed below) in writing (mail or email) by March 25, 2015, so that the information can be made available to COMSTAC members for their review and consideration before the April 1 meeting. Written statements should be supplied in the following formats: One hard copy with original signature and/or one electronic copy via email.

A portion of the April 1 meeting will be unavailable to the public (starting at approximately 4:30 p.m.).

An agenda will be posted on the FAA Web site at www.faa.gov/go/ast. For specific information concerning the times and locations of the COMSTAC working group meetings, contact the Contact Person listed below.

Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should inform the Contact Persons listed below in advance of the meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Scott, telephone (202) 267-7982; email larry.scott@faa.gov, FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST-3), 800 Independence Avenue SW., Room 331, Washington, DC 20591.

Complete information regarding COMSTAC is available on the FAA Web site at: http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ast/advisory_committee/.

Issued in Washington, DC, February 25, 2015. George C. Nield, Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation. [FR Doc. 2015-05829 Filed 3-13-15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910-13-P

 

Web Site Address: http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ast/advisory_committee/

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