[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 170 (Thursday, September 2, 2010)]
[Page 54002]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-21910]



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 7, 2010, 
starting at 8 a.m. at the National Housing Center, 1201 15th Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20005.
    The proposed agenda for this meeting will feature discussions on:

--Orbital debris and related issues;
--The issues the working groups propose to address; and
--The role of commercial space as part of the United States' Space 

    There will be discussions and activity reports by the chairpersons 
of the COMSTAC working groups.
    Mr. Philip McAlister of the National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration's (NASA) Commercial Crew Transportation office has been 
invited to speak.
    Interested members of the public may submit relevant written 
statements for the COMSTAC members to consider under the advisory 
process. Statements may concern the issues and agenda items mentioned 
above or additional issues that may be relevant for the U.S. commercial 
space transportation industry. Interested parties wishing to submit 
written statements should contact Susan Lender, DFO, (the Contact 
Person listed below) in writing (mail or e-mail) by September 15, 2010, 
so that the information can be made available to COMSTAC members for 
their review and consideration prior to the October 7, 2010, meeting. 
Written statements should be supplied in the following formats: One 
hard copy with original signature or one electronic copy via e-mail.
    Subject to approval, a portion of the October 7th meeting will be 
closed to the public (starting at 3:45 pm).
    An agenda will be posted on the FAA Web site at http://www.faa.gov/go/ast. For specific information concerning the times and locations of 
the COMSTAC working group meetings, contact the Contact Person listed 
    The FAA is committed to providing equal access to this meeting for 
all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because 
of a disability, please inform the contact person by telephone or e-
mail with your request by close of business September 15, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Susan Lender (AST-100), Office of 
Commercial Space Transportation (AST), 800 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Room 331, Washington, DC 20591, telephone (202) 267-8029; E-mail 
[email protected]. Complete information regarding COMSTAC is 
available on the FAA Web site at: http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ast/advisory_committee/.

    Issued in Washington, DC, August 27, 2010.
George C. Nield,
Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation.
[FR Doc. 2010-21910 Filed 9-1-10; 8:45 am]