The purpose of the safety review is to determine whether you can safely conduct your proposed operation. Because you are responsible for public safety, it is important that you demonstrate an understanding of the hazards involved and discuss how the operations will be performed safely.
You may submit data related to the policy, safety, and payload review together as a single package or separately.
Procedures for completing the Safety Review are described in 14 CFR Part 415.31-Part 415.43.
- Hazard Analysis of Commercial Space Transportation (PDF) (10/1995)
- Impacting Inert Debris for People in the Open (PDF) (4/1995)
- Guidelines on Probability of Failure Analysis for New Expendable Launch Vehicles (PDF) (11/2005)
- Non-traditional Flight Safety Systems and IVHM (PDF) (10/2003)
- Licensing and Safety Requirements for Launch; Final Rule (PDF, 520 KB), August 25, 2006
- Miscellaneous Changes to Commercial Space Transportation Regulations; Final Rule (PDF, 120 KB), August 31, 2006
- 14 CFR Chapter III (PDF, 4.69 MB) (FAA/AST Regulations)
- 14 CFR Parts 413 and 414 - Safety Approval Final Rule (PDF, 85 KB) August 15, 2006
- Advisory Circular (PDF), Expected Casualty Calculations for Commercial Space Launch and Reentry Missions, AC 431.35-1 (8/30/2000)