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FCC OPEN COMMISSION MEETING, Aug 5, 2022, DC/virtual, 10:30 am ET

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will hold an open commission meeting on August 5, 2022 beginning at 10:30 am ET.  The announcement of the meeting says this about public attendance:

While attendance at the Open Meeting is available to the public, the FCC headquarters building
is not open access, and all guests must check in with and be screened by FCC security at the
main entrance on L Street. Attendees at the Open Meeting will not be required to have an
appointment but must otherwise comply with protocols outlined at: www.fcc.gov/visit. Open
Meetings are streamed live at: www.fcc.gov/live and on the FCC’s YouTube channel.

The agenda lists a number of space-related topics that will be discussed, including the FCC’s intention to open a Notice of Inquiry regarding In-Space Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing (ISAM).

TITLE: Space Innovation (IB Docket No 22-271);
Facilitating Capabilities for In-Space Servicing,
Assembly, and Manufacturing (IB Docket No. 22-
SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a
Notice of Inquiry (NOI) that would examine
opportunities and challenges of in-space servicing,
assembly, and manufacturing – or “ISAM” – that
can support sustained economic activity in space.
This NOI would develop an up-to-date record on
current ISAM activities and seek input on steps the
Commission might take to facilitate ISAM
missions, including through updates to
Commission rules and processes.

The FCC assigns frequencies in the radio spectrum to non-government users.



August 5
10:30 am - 11:00 pm