FAA Will Use Launch Vehicle Tracking System In 2021

A hazard area is shown around a launch vehicle on an enhanced space data display.
Credit: FAA
The FAA next year will begin using live telemetry data from commercial space vehicles to determine the extent of airspace it needs to protect during launch and re-entry operations. Speaking to the NextGen Advisory Committee on Nov. 17, FAA Administrator Steve Dickson said the agency in 2021 will...

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