STREAMLINING: The National Space Society is urging members of Congress to pass the Commercial Space Act of 2003 in an "expeditious manner," saying it would clarify and streamline the regulatory regime for an emerging U.S. suborbital space flight industry. The bill, introduced by Reps. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.), Ralph Hall (D-Texas) and Bart Gordon (D-Tenn.) would make the FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation the sole authority for licensing suborbital launch vehicles and would ...

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