FAA Faces Safety Challenges For Human Commercial Spaceflight: GAO

Cygnus cargo spacecraft

Cygnus cargo spacecraft.

Credit: Northrop Grumman
FAA’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST) faces long-running challenges in addressing safety concerns for human commercial spaceflight passengers, according to a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) audit. Current primary challenges are identified as workforce hiring challenges...

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