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    Commercial Spaceflight Safety and Emerging Issues


    Topics for this session cover commercial space transportation and safety issues including human and robotic vehicles, spaceports, reentry vehicles, in-space transportation vehicles, and regulations. Papers related to commercial space transportation are also encouraged on: policy and law; operations and training; best practices and standards; pilot, crew and participant safety; and ground operations and launch site safety.

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Mr. John Sloan, Federal Aviation Administration Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA/AST), United States;

    • Co-Chair: Dr. Francesco Santoro, Altec S.p.A., Italy;

    • Rapporteur: Dr. Gennaro Russo, Associazione Italiana di Aeronautica e Astronautica (AIDAA), Italy;