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

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Chapter 29 Future space safety technology, standards, and regulations

Joseph N. Pelton

Former Dean, International Space University

Over the long run the safety of all human beings in the global commons of outer space is a responsibility that must be shared by all spacefaring nations.

G. Rodney, Associate Administrator for Safety and Mission Assurance, 40th IAF Conference, Beijing, China, 1989 [1]

Chapter Outline

  • Introduction…………………………………397

  • International Regulatory Roles Related to Space Safety…………………………………399

  • Management of Air and Space Traffic Control Safety at the National, Regional, and International Levels…………………………………399

  • Safety Testing and Certification of Public and Private Spacecraft…………………………………401

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