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ULA’s Kelly Garehime Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Space Launch Regulatory Reform

Kelly Garehime, associate general counsel of regulatory affairs at United Launch Alliance, has said ULA believes the Federal Aviation Administration should re-engage with the aviation rulemaking committee in developing new launch licensing regulations in order to ensure public safety during space launches. “The Streamlined Launch and Reentry Licensing ARC was conducted …

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NOAA Postpones Weather Satellite Launch to March 2017

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has rescheduled the launch of the first polar-orbiting weather satellite to March 2017 instead of January, Space News reported Friday. Jeff Foust writes the two-month delay is due to issues detected in the Joint Polar Satellite System 1 spacecraft and its ground systems. “Based on recent tests …

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GAO: DoD Conducts Global Launch Market Data Analysis to Develop Acquisition Strategy for EELV Program

A Government Accountability Office report says the Defense Department has initiated steps to create a procurement strategy for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program in order to allow more than two U.S. launch providers to compete for military satellite launch contracts. GAO said in a report released Friday DoD has started to collect …

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James Clapper Backs Space Launch Industry Competition

National Intelligence Director James Clapper spoke at the 30th Space Symposium held last week about his support for increased competition in the space launch industry, Space News reported Thursday. Clapper also commended launch services providers SpaceX and United Launch Alliance in response to an audience question following his keynote address, Dan Leone writes. …

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