international update international astronautical federation commercial spaceflight safety committee l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
International Update International Astronautical Federation, Commercial Spaceflight Safety Committee PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
International Update International Astronautical Federation, Commercial Spaceflight Safety Committee

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 10

International Update International Astronautical Federation, Commercial Spaceflight Safety Committee - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 211 Views
  • Uploaded on

International Update International Astronautical Federation, Commercial Spaceflight Safety Committee . Presentation to COMSTAC RLV Working Group John Sloan, Megan Mitchell Federal Aviation Administration Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST) October 6, 2010 . IAF and IAC.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'International Update International Astronautical Federation, Commercial Spaceflight Safety Committee' - rowena


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
international update international astronautical federation commercial spaceflight safety committee

International UpdateInternational Astronautical Federation,Commercial Spaceflight Safety Committee

Presentation to COMSTAC RLV Working Group

John Sloan, Megan Mitchell

Federal Aviation Administration

Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST)

October 6, 2010

iaf and iac
IAF and IAC

The International Astronautical Federation (IAF)

International non-governmental and non-profit organization founded in 1951.

Encourages the advancement of knowledge about space and the development and application of space assets for the benefit of humanity.

200 members from 153 countries and 23 Technical Committees

The International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

Annual conference sponsored by IAF, International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), and International Institute of Space Law (IISL).

Around 3,000 people attended the 2010 Congress

commercial spaceflight safety committee
Commercial Spaceflight Safety Committee

FAA/AST formed the Commercial Spaceflight Safety Committee in 2008.

The purpose of the committee is to identify and discuss issues on safety and regulations related to international commercial space transportation

Goal is to exchange information between international participants and discuss safety and regulatory policy issues related to commercial robit and human spaceflight.

Not to create regulations or standards

Chair – FAA/AST

Co-Chairs are Spaceport Sweden and Virgin Galactic

There are approximately 50 members on the committee

meetings
Meetings

First committee meeting at IAC in Daejeon, South Korea – October 2009

Second meeting at annual IAF planning meeting in Paris, France – March 2010

Third meeting at IAC in Prague, Czech Republic – October 2010

23 attendees from 18 different organizations (commercial, government, academia)

Committee website:

http://www.iafastro.org/index.php?id=1015

highlights of the october 2010 committee meeting
Highlights of the October 2010 Committee Meeting

Each member provided a three minute summary of top issues facing their organization or the commercial spaceflight community.

Initial themes for future papers and workshops:

Which air or space regulations apply and who applies them

Space and air traffic management

Spaceports

Reentry issues and point to point travel.

Add medical issues related to safety if no conflict with other committees.

The committee agreed not to tackle environmental and technology export issues (such as ITAR).

highlights continued
Highlights (continued)

Explore development of two workshops on legal issues

To be held in 2011 outside of the IAC

Identify and understand potential international legal issues for commercial spaceports and vehicle operators

To increase attendence, the committee plans one workshop in North America and one in Europe

Leading potential candidates are:

February 9-10, 2011 FAA Commercial Space Transportation Conference in Washington, DC

May 28-30, 2011 2nd International IAA Symposium on Private Human Access to Space in Arcachon, France

Naples 2012 IAC

Committee agreed to develop a joint session with the International Institute of Space Law (IISL)

commercial human spaceflight panel session october 1 2010
Commercial Human Spaceflight Panel Session October 1, 2010

Joint Panel session with Space Transportation Solutions and Innovations Committee

Approximately 70 people in attendance

Co-Chair – Doug Stanley, Georgia Institute of Technology

Co-Chair – John Sloan, FAA/AST

Papers presented by Orbital Sciences, Rocketplane Global, FAA, Spaceport Sweden, EADS, UK Space Agency, European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

One-hour interactive panel session with paper presenters

Questions regarding certification versus licensing regime, point to point travel, human spaceflight safety, spaceports, legal and insurance issues.

call for papers for iac cape town october 3 7 2011
Call for Papers for IAC Cape Town October 3-7, 2011

The IAF awarded the Commercial Spaceflight Safety Committee its own session for 2011

Session D6.1 Commercial Spaceflight Safety Issues

Discuss emerging issues in:

Commercial spaceflight safety

Spaceports and orbital and suborbital space transportation

Regulations, policy, interoperability, case studies, lessons learned

Other safety issues for commercially operated space transportation

Joint session with the Space Transportation Solutions and Innovations Committee (same as 2010 joint panel)

Private Human Access to Space; Suborbital and Orbital Missions (Session D2.9)

The deadline for abstracts is March 2, 2011

For more information see

http://www.iafastro.org

2011Congress: www.iac2011.com

2010 national space policy
2010 National Space Policy

International Cooperation section:

…and promote U.S. commercial space regulations and encourage interoperability with these regulations.

Commercial Space Guidelines section: Definition

The term “commercial,” for the purpose of this policy, refers to space goods, services, or activities provided by private sector enterprises that bear a reasonable portion of the investment risk and responsibility for the activity, operate in accordance with typical market-based incentives for controlling cost and optimizing return on investment, and have the legal capacity to offer these goods or services to existing or potential nongovernmental customers.

contact
Contact

FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST)

Room 325, 800 Independence Ave, SW

Washington, DC 20591

http://www.faa.gov/go/ast

John Sloan

Program Lead for International Outreach

(202) 267-7989

john.sloan@faa.gov

Megan Mitchell

International Program Specialist

(202) 267-7183

megan.mitchell@faa.gov

Commercial Spaceflight Safety Committee

http://www.iafastro.org/index.php?id=1015

10