NASTAR Center Gets FAA Certs To Train Space Crews

NASTAR Center Awarded First FAA Safety Approval from Office of Commercial Space Transportation

"Environmental Tectonics Corporation's NASTAR Center announced today that it is the first entity to receive a Safety Approval from the Federal Aviation Administration Office of Commercial Space Transportation. This approval, granted April 7, 2010, allows NASTAR Center to offer prospective space launch operators seeking a launch license, its pre-approved, NASTAR Space Training Programs using the Space Training Simulator to satisfy the Crew Qualification and Training Requirements outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations. These regulations require crew members to complete training on how to carry out his or her role on board or on the ground and to demonstrate the ability to withstand the stresses of space flight, which may include high acceleration or deceleration, microgravity, and vibration."

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