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COMMERCIAL SPACE TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (COMSTAC), June 14, 2018, DC, 9:30-5:00 ET (webcast)

The FAA’s Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC) will meet on June 14, 2018 from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm ET at the Department of Transportation’s Headquarters, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE, Washington, DC. Guests should allow time for security screening when entering the building.

The agenda is now posted and shows that the meeting is 9:30 am – 5:00 pm instead of 10:00 am – 5:00 pm as shown in the Federal Register announcement..

On June 11, FAA/AST said that the meeting will be webcast, “likely” on the COMSTAC website:

 https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ast/advisory_committee/

 

 

More information is in the Federal Register announcement which is reproduced below.

SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Commercial Space 
Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC).

DATES AND ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place on Thursday, June 14th 
from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the atrium of the Department of 
Transportation Headquarters, located at 1200 New Jersey Ave SE, 
Washington, DC 20590. Guests should allow time for security screening 
when entering the building.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This will be the 65th meeting of the 
COMSTAC. The preliminary schedule for the COMSTAC meetings on June 14th 
is below:

--Arrival and Check-in at DOT HQ (9:30-10:00 a.m.)
--Remarks from Invited Guests (10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)
--Lunch Break (12:00-1:30 p.m.)
--Committee Business and Public Comments (1:30-5:00 p.m.)

    The invited guest speakers will discuss issues and topics relevant 
to the commercial space transportation industry, such as Congressional 
activity, and updates from the FAA, NASA, and National Space Council.
    This meeting is open to the public. Interested members of the 
public may submit relevant written statements for the COMSTAC members 
to consider under the advisory process. Statements may concern the 
issues and agenda items mentioned above and/or additional issues that 
may be relevant for the U.S. commercial space transportation industry. 
Interested parties wishing to submit written statements should contact 
the points of contact listed below in writing (mail or email) by May 
31st so that the information can be made available to COMSTAC members 
for their review and consideration before the June 14th meeting. 
Written statements should be supplied in the following formats: one 
hard copy with original signature and/or one electronic copy via email. 
Portable Document Format (PDF) attachments are preferred for email 
submissions.
    An agenda will be posted on the FAA website at www.faa.gov/go/ast. 
For specific information concerning the times and locations of the 
COMSTAC working group meetings, contact the contact person listed 
below.
    Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as 
sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should 
inform the contact person listed below in advance of the meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Di Reimold, COMSTAC Executive 
Director; telephone (202) 267-7635; email dorothy.reimold@faa.gov, and 
Nate McIntyre, COMSTAC Designated Federal Officer; telephone (202) 267-
8464; email nathanael.mcintyre@faa.gov; FAA Office of Commercial Space 
Transportation, 800 Independence Avenue SW, Room 331, Washington, DC 
20591.
    Complete information regarding COMSTAC is available on the FAA 
website at: http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ast/advisory_committee/.

 

Details

Date:
June 14
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 pm