Payload Interface and Safety Guidelines

The objectives of this project are to: (1) conduct survey of stakeholders to identify and prioritize vehicle interface and operational requirements to enable safe and efficient space research; (2) develop database of information; and (3) develop guidelines and recommendations for payload integration, operations planning and safety documentation to improve the integration process and usability of commercial vehicles for suborbital and low Earth orbit research.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Commercial Space Transportation, Vehicle Safety - Payloads


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  • Status: Active
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Aviation Administration

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

    Davidian, Ken

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Colorado, Boulder

    130 Academy Building, 970 Aurora Avenue
    Boulder, CO  United States  80309
  • Principal Investigators:

    Klaus, David

  • Start Date: 20110103
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20120106
  • Source Data: RiP Project 30458

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01483866
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: 10-C-CST-CU
  • Files: RiP
  • Created Date: Jun 14 2013 1:01AM