Frequently Asked Questions
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Commercial Space Transportation regulates the U.S. commercial space transportation industry to ensure compliance with international obligations of the United States, and to protect the public health and safety, safety of property, and national security and foreign policy interests of the United States
The FAA issued a new streamlined launch and reentry rule that replaces prescriptive requirements with performance-based criteria. The new rule is Streamlined Launch and Reentry Licensing Requirments (SLR2). It allows launch and reentry vehicle operators to focus on innovation as it replaces cumbersome, prescriptive requirements with flexible, performance-based criteria.
The Streamlined Launch and Reentry Licensing Requirements are published in the federal registry as 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 450 Launch and Reentry Licensing Requirements.
Our proprietary tools and specialized safety engineers can help tailor your application to FAA requirements.
Once the Office of Commercial Space Transportation accepts your application, the FAA has six months to decide.
The FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation makes every effort to ensure that an applicant is successful in the licensing process. They will provide specific information
The FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation issues licenses to entities interested in operating a launch site.
An applicant must comply with FAA requirements in the 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 420.
Launch On Demand is here to help you tailor your application based on your launch profile, launch site location, and desired orbits.
It depends on your needs. Let’s have a disscusison on where you are in the process.
Launch On Demand is the only global and commercial launch range solution. Our turn-key services allows launch and spaceport customers to focus on their core businesses.
No. While the Office of Commercial Space routinely coordinates with the Space Force and NASA, the FAA is solely responsible for issuing a launch, reentry, or site-operator license.