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Space Safety Regulations and Standards by Ram Jakhu, Joseph N. Pelton

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Chapter 13 Developing commercial human space-flight regulations

Kenneth Wong

US Federal Aviation Administration

Chapter Outline

  • Introduction…………………………………149

  • Legislative Background…………………………………150

  • FAA Human Space-Flight Team Draft Crew Guidelines…………………………………150

  • Need for Sub-Orbital Definitions to Clarify the Regulatory Regime…………………………………151

  • Licensing RLV Missions with Crew on Board…………………………………152

  • Draft Space-Flight Participant Guidelines…………………………………152

  • Rulemaking Activities in Response to the CSLAA…………………………………152

  • Human Space-Flight Rule…………………………………153

    • Pilot qualifications and training…………………………………153

    • Requirements for a pilot license…………………………………154

    • FAA Consideration of Medical Standards…………………………………154 ...

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