Lawmakers, Executives Favor FAA Role In Managing Satellites

FAA's air traffic control command center
Credit: Aviation Week/Bill Carey
U.S. lawmakers and space industry executives support a future FAA role in managing the increasing density of space debris and satellites in orbit, suggest remarks made during a hearing of the House Transportation aviation subcommittee. With thousands of satellites already orbiting the Earth and...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and unmanned aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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