Sundahl to Advise Federal Aviation Administration on Private Space Travel

The U.S. Secretary of Transportation has appointed Mark J. Sundahl, C|M|LAW Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Administration, to the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC).  The COMSTAC advises the Federal Aviation Administration regarding new regulations governing private space activity.  The work of the COMSTAC helps to develop regulations that ensure safety during commercial launch operations and policies that support the international competitiveness of the U.S. commercial spaceflight industry.  The membership of the COMSTAC consists of senior executives from the commercial space transportation industry; state and local government officials; representatives from firms providing insurance, financial investment and legal services for commercial space activities; and academics.  Prof. Sundahl will be serving a two-year term on the committee.  More information regarding the COMSTAC can be found here: http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ast/advisory_committee.

This entry was posted in Faculty in the Media. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s