LAS CRUCES, New Mexico—As commercial space operations prepare to ramp up to new levels across the U.S., the FAA says it remains on track to issue updated launch and re-entry regulations by the third quarter of 2020. The FAA is finalizing revised rules based on comments received from a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) issued by its commercial space transportation office in April. The twice-extended comment period of 126 days closed on Aug. 19. But Wayne Monteith, FAA associate ...


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