Wed, Feb 06, 2013
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Industry And Academic Leaders To Participate
The FAA will hold its 16th annual Commercial Space Transportation Conference Wednesday and Thursday in Washington, D.C. The two-day conference will get underway at 0800 at the National Housing Center. U.S. DOT Secretary Ray LaHood will deliver keynote remarks at 1430 Wednesday afternoon.
The two day event will feature representatives from academic, industry and government leaders in commercial space transportation. The conference will include keynotes and panel discussions about: Space transportation safety, space tourism, launch site development, future space technologies; and developments relating to travel to the International Space Station.
Other speakers at the conference include: Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-MS; Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-PA; Rep. Donna Edwards, D-MD, and others. In addition, officials from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University are expected to make an announcement on Feb. 6th at 1100 in the atrium of the National Housing Center.
A listing of specific times and dates of panels and speakers is available online.
According to the FAA, the annual two-day event brings together entrepreneurs, engineers, small businesses, academics, aerospace industry executives, government regulators, and legislators to share their insights about the exciting growth of the U.S. commercial space industry.
TN70 WAAS GPS Receiver Optimized For Use With Other Trig Avionics Trig Avionics is introducing its new TN70 WAAS GPS with companion Antenna, optimized for use with Trig products.>[...]
Aviation Digital Data Service The Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS) makes available to the aviation community text, digital and graphical forecasts, analyses, and observations o>[...]
A fix/waypoint that serves as a transition point from a departure procedure or the low altitude ground-based navigation structure into the high altitude waypoint system.>[...]
"The final rule is now planned for, I think its December of 2017. That is later than the statute, which calls for a final rule by the end of 2015." Source: FAA's Associate Administ>[...]
A Powerful New Tool For You To Use For Your Aero-Conversations Want to start a conversation about a story you've seen on Aero-News? It's even easier with Disqus, a powerful, web-ba>[...]