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Office of Commercial Space Transportation

On March 26, 2019, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced proposed new rulemaking around launch and reentry requirements.

The mission of the Office of Commercial Space Transportation is to ensure protection of the public, property, and the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States during commercial launch or reentry activities, and to encourage, facilitate, and promote U.S. commercial space transportation.

If you have questions about Commercial Space Transportation, visit the Frequently Asked Questions page. For media inquiries, please contact Ms. Eva Ngai at

For non-media inquiries related specifically to Commercial Space Transportation, please contact Brian Rushforth at

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