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Enhance Commercial Space Innovation

Goal Leaders:

placeholder Teri L. Bristol, Chief Operating Officer, Air Traffic Organization, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
placeholder Wayne Monteith, Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Goal Statement: Develop and implement Time-Based Launch/Reentry Procedures (TBLP) and Dynamic Launch/Reentry Windows (DLRW) for integrating Cape Canaveral Air Force Station/Kennedy Space Center (CCAFS/KSC) launch complex commercial space launch and reentry operations into the National Airspace System (NAS). By September 30, 2021, the FAA will develop and implement TBLP/DLRW procedures at two additional U.S. launch/reentry sites, further integrating commercial space launches and reentries into the NAS, using lessons learned in FY 2020 CCAFS/KSC pilot project.

Goal Action Plans & Progress Updates