Air and Space Traffic Control Considerations for Commercial Space Transportation

The objectives of this project are to: (1) interview Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA's) air traffic control (ATC) procedures specialists and solicit anticipated problems caused by launch and recovery operations, sort and categorize problems, concerns and possible solutions; and (2) interview FAA Technology Center airspace test personnel and solicit their requirements for developing launch and recovery airspace research, and formalize their requirements and integrate them into the work plan.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Commercial Space Transportation, Integration & Operations


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  • Status: Active
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Aviation Administration

    800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20591
  • Project Managers:

    Davidian, Ken

  • Performing Organizations:

    Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne

    105 W University Boulevard
    Melbourne, FL  United States  32901-
  • Start Date: 20110401
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20130531
  • Source Data: RiP Project 30418

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01483440
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: 10-C-CST-FIT
  • Files: RiP
  • Created Date: Jun 8 2013 12:57AM