Commercial Space Launches: FAA's Risk Assessment Process Is Not Yet Updated Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Commercial Space Launches: FAA's Risk Assessment Process Is Not Yet Updated

Creator

  • Author: United States. Government Accountability Office.
    Creator Type: Organization

Publisher

  • Name: United States. Government Accountability Office.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2014-02-04

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Testimony issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "According to studies, the United States in 2012 provided less commercial space launch indemnification for third party losses than China, France, and Russia. These countries put no limit on the amount of government indemnification coverage which in the U.S. is limited by the Commercial Space Launch Act (CSLA). Governments' commitments to pay have never been tested because there has not been a third party claim that exceeded a private launch company's insurance."

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Government accountability -- United States.
  • Keyword: space
  • Keyword: transportation
  • Keyword: business regulation and consumer protection
  • Keyword: commercial space launches
  • Keyword: testimony

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Government Accountability Office Reports
    Code: GAORT

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Rights

  • Rights License: pd

Resource Type

  • Text

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Report No.: GAO-14-328T
  • Accession or Local Control No: 660633
  • URL: http://gao.gov/products/GAO-14-328T
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc301826