Definition and Delimitation of Outer Space

This paper contends that given the accelerated contemporary development of emerging aerospace activities and technologies, many of which utilize near space for their activities, and a desire to foster continued commercial development of space, the time has come to find an agreeable solution to the question of the inner frontier of outer space, and the outer frontier of airspace.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Center of Excellence, CoE


  • English


  • Status: Active
  • Contract Numbers:


  • 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-
  • Principal Investigators:

    DiPaulo, Angela

  • Start Date: 20140601
  • Expected Completion Date: 20150531
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01575517
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: 10-C-CST-FIT
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 3 2015 10:07AM