Commercial Spaceflight Federation Bretton Alexander, President Presented to: 49 th  Robert H. Goddard  Memorial Symposium ...
About the Commercial Spaceflight Federation <ul><li>The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is the industry association of l...
NASA Authorization Act of 2010 <ul><li>Authorizes commercial crew development for the first time… </li></ul><ul><li>Makes ...
Existing Launch Systems
Spacecraft Hardware Under Way
Multiple Markets
Contact Information c John Gedmark Executive Director [email_address] Commercial Spaceflight Federation 1725 I St. NW, Sui...
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2011 American Astronautical Society Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium--Brett Alexander, Commercial Spaceflight Federation

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Commercial Spaceflight Federation

  1. 1. Commercial Spaceflight Federation Bretton Alexander, President Presented to: 49 th Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium March 31, 2011
  2. 2. About the Commercial Spaceflight Federation <ul><li>The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is the industry association of leading businesses and organizations working to make commercial human spaceflight a reality. </li></ul><ul><li>Our mission: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote the development of commercial human spaceflight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pursue ever higher levels of safety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share best practices and expertise throughout the industry </li></ul></ul><ul><li>About the Federation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Represent over 40 member organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developers, operators, suppliers and launch sites for Suborbital and Orbital human spaceflight </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. NASA Authorization Act of 2010 <ul><li>Authorizes commercial crew development for the first time… </li></ul><ul><li>Makes commercial the primary way NASA will get astronauts to the ISS… </li></ul><ul><li>Provides real funding for commercial crew development… </li></ul><ul><li>Funds completion of COTS commercial cargo development and purchase of services… </li></ul>Transitions LEO to Commercial, Allowing NASA to Explore Beyond
  4. 4. Existing Launch Systems
  5. 5. Spacecraft Hardware Under Way
  6. 6. Multiple Markets
  7. 7. Contact Information c John Gedmark Executive Director [email_address] Commercial Spaceflight Federation 1725 I St. NW, Suite 300 Washington, DC 20006 United States of America 202-349-1121 www.commercialspaceflight.com Matt Isakowitz Associate Director [email_address] c Bretton Alexander President [email_address]

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