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AC 450.107-1 - Hazard Control Strategies Determination

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Hazard Control Strategies Determination
Date issued
Office of Primary Responsibility
AST-1, Office of Commercial Space Transportation

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance for an applicant to determine its hazard control strategy or strategies in accordance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 450.107(b). In accordance with § 450.107(b), the hazard control strategies must account for all functional failures associated with reasonably foreseeable hazardous events that have the capability to create a hazard to the public; safety-critical systems; and the timeline of all safety-critical events during a launch or reentry. This AC does not constitute a regulation and does not contain requirements, but is intended to assist prospective applicants in obtaining commercial space authorizations and operating in compliance with commercial space regulations.