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The Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness held a hearing on Tuesday, February 24 on the U.S. Human Exploration Goals and Commercial Space Competitiveness.

Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R) has introduced H.R. 3038, the Suborbital and Orbital Advancement and Regulatory Streamlining (SOARS) Act, intended to streamline the regulatory process associated with commercial spaceflight.

NASA has awarded three contracts totaling $137.3 million to improve the affordability, reliability and performance of an advanced booster for the Space Launch System (SLS).

SPCS Agenda Expands for 2012

Officials with the 2012 International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight (ISPCS), the most relevant, high-value global commercial space conference of the year, today announced Governor Susana Martinez is among the newest confirmed speakers added to the agenda.

The Federal Aviation Administration's Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA/AST) and the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC) have prepared forecasts of global demand for commercial space launch services for the 10-year period from 2012 through 2021.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and NASA have signed a historic agreement to coordinate standards for commercial space travel of government and non-government astronauts to and from low-Earth orbit and the International Space Station (ISS).

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