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AC 450.103-1 - System Safety Program

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450.103-1 - System Safety Program

Date Issued
September 07, 2021
Responsible Office
AST-1,  Office of Commercial Space Transportation

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and an acceptable method, but not the only method, that may be used to define an acceptable system safety program (SSP) in accordance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 450.103 System Safety Program.