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FAA TV: Commercial Space Transportation Mission

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Published on: October 31, 2019

AST’s mission to protect public health and safety, safety of property, and national security and foreign policy interests of the United States related to commercial space operations. AST is unique within the FAA in that it also encourages, facilitates and promotes commercial space transportation by issuing licenses and permits to ensure operations are conducted safely.

Category: About FAA


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