FAA to establish center of excellence for commercial space transportation

WASHINGTON, 5 Jan. 2010. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in Washington plans to establish a center of excellence for commercial space transportation this year.

Jan 5th, 2010

Posted by John Keller

WASHINGTON, 5 Jan. 2010. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in Washington plans to establish a center of excellence for commercial space transportation this year.

Additional details will be available at a public meeting scheduled for 9 Feb. in Washington, during which FAA officials will discuss the center of excellence program and commercial space transportation technical requirements.

A draft solicitation for establishing the center will be available for review prior to the 9 Feb. meeting, FAA officials say.

To register for the meeting, and to receive the draft solicitation for the program, contact Patricia Watts, the FAA National Centers of Excellence program director, by e-mail at patricia.watts@faa.gov or by fax at 609-485-4101.

In e-mails and faxes, provide the names, titles, institutions or companies, addresses, and telephone numbers of those interested in attending the meeting or receiving the draft solicitation.

More information is online at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOT/FAA/WJHTC/10-COE-CST-PM/listing.html.

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