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Export Control
SIA Submits Comments on ITAR Draft Rules

The Satellite Industry Association Files Comments Supporting Draft Rules to Reform Satellite Export Controls, Satellite Industry Association “The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) filed comments on Monday on the Administration’s proposals to reform the U.S. export controls for satellites and related items. The Departments of State and Commerce published draft regulations in May to significantly update the satellite export control system, following the passage of enabling legislation in January. SIA’s comments […]

  • NASA Watch
  • July 12, 2013
New ITAR Rules Could Hurt Private Manned Spaceflight Industry

John Kelly: Private launchers fear new US rules, Florida Today “Case in point: The U.S. State Department is proposing new rules that would add private manned spacecraft to a Department of Defense list of “munitions” technology that some in the industry fear would all but prevent any use of those vehicles on foreign soil. … The rule is getting a cold reception from private space startups such as XCOR, a […]

  • NASA Watch
  • June 30, 2013