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AC 450.179-1 - Ground Safety

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Date issued
September 22, 2021
Responsible office
AST-1,  Office of Commercial Space Transportation

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance and a comprehensive method for performing a ground safety analysis in accordance with title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) §§ 450.179, 450.181, 450.183, 450.185, and 450.189. This AC does not constitute a regulation and does not contain requirements but is intended to assist prospective applicants in obtaining commercial space licenses and ensure they are operating in compliance with commercial space regulations.

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