Status Report

Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee – Public Teleconference 17 Nov 2011

By SpaceRef Editor
October 29, 2011
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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 209 (Friday, October 28, 2011)] [Notices] [Pages 67018-67019] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [] [FR Doc No: 2011-27951]


Federal Aviation Administration

Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee–Public Teleconference

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee Teleconference.

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 teleconference of the Space Transportation Operations Working Group (STOWG) of the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC). The teleconference will take place on Thursday, November 17, 2011, starting at 11 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Individuals who plan to participate should contact Susan Lender, DFO, (the Contact Person listed below) by phone or email for the teleconference call inmnumber. The proposed agenda for this teleconference is to follow up on issues raised during the October 13, 2011, STOWG meeting. These issues include:

Gathering best practice guidelines on the long-term sustainability of space for consideration by the UN Office of Outer Space Affairs; and

Collecting COMSTAC’s suggestions for revisions to Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 420.

Interested members of the public may submit relevant written statements for the COMSTAC working group 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 email) by November 14, 2011, so that the information can be made available to COMSTAC members for their review and consideration before the November 17, 2011, teleconference. Written statements should be supplied in the following formats: one hard copy with original signature or one electronic copy via email.

An agenda will be posted on the FAA Web site at

Individuals who plan to participate and need special assistance should inform the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Lender (AST-5), Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST), 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 331, Washington, DC 20591, telephone (202) 267-8029; Email Complete information regarding COMSTAC is available on the FAA Web site at:

Issued in Washington, DC, October 24, 2011. George C. Nield, Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation. [FR Doc. 2011-27951 Filed 10-27-11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910-13-P

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