[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 180 (Tuesday, September 16, 2008)]
[Page 53477]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-21521]



Federal Aviation Administration

Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee--Open Meeting

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee 
Open Meeting.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C. App. 2), notice is hereby given of a 
meeting of the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee 
(COMSTAC). The meeting will take place on Thursday, October 30, 2008, 
starting at 8 a.m. at the Federal Aviation Administration Headquarters 
Building, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, in the Bessie 
Coleman Conference Center, located on the 2nd Floor. This will be the 
forty-eighth meeting of the COMSTAC.
    The proposed agenda for the meeting will include discussions of the 
latest international commercial launch developments and their impact on 
the U.S. industry and ways that the FAA can help the industry 
internationally; a report on program activities of the FAA Office of 
Commercial Space Transportation; and COMSTAC working group reports.
    An agenda will be posted on the FAA Web site at http://ast.faa.gov. 
Meetings of the COMSTAC Working Groups (Technology and Innovation, 
Reusable Launch Vehicle, Risk Management, and Space Transportation 
Operations) will be held on Wednesday, October 29, 2008. For specific 
information concerning the times and locations of the working group 
meetings, contact the Contact Person listed below.
    Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as 
sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should 
inform the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Brenda Parker (AST-100), Office of 
Commercial Space Transportation, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 
331, Washington, DC 20591, telephone (202) 267-3674; E-mail 
[email protected].

    Issued in Washington, DC, September 5, 2008.
George C. Nield,
Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation.
[FR Doc. E8-21521 Filed 9-15-08; 8:45 am]