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Join Us for Breakfast with the Secretary of the Air Force!

The Army Navy Club 901 17th Street NW Washington D.C., 20006 One block from Farragut North Metro (Red Line) and one block from Farragut West Metro (Blue, Orange, and Silver Lines). Map & Directions Breakfast: Wednesday, June 15 at 8:00 AM Coffee will be Served at 7:30 Deborah Lee James Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James is the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C. […]

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Rep. Derek Kilmer Vows Continued Support for Commercial Spaceflight Industry at CSF Event

Washington, DC – The Commercial Spaceflight Federation hosted its second in a series of Executive Leadership Forums, an open dialogue for policymakers, industry leaders and stakeholders to discuss key issues and opportunities in the commercial spaceflight industry. Friday’s keynote speaker, Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA) said that, “The commercial space industry is fueling growth today. It’s […]

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CSF Welcomes AECOM

Washington, DC – The Commercial Spaceflight Federation continues to grow its membership, announcing today the addition of a new associate member, AECOM. AECOM is built to deliver a better world; they are the world’s #1-ranked engineering design firm by revenue, according to Engineering News-Record magazine. They design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, […]

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SARG Congratulates Blue Origin and Payload Partners on Inaugural Suborbital Research Flight

Washington, DC- The Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF) and its Suborbital Applications Researchers Group (SARG) congratulates Blue Origin and all of their payload partners on the successful suborbital research flight it carried out on April 2nd. On this flight, Blue Origin’s New Shepard vehicle carried a number of university and private research institute scientific payloads, further […]

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CSF Welcomes DigitalGlobe, NanoRacks, and Two New Board Members

Washington, DC – The Commercial Spaceflight Federation continues to grow its membership, announcing today the addition of new associate members — DigitalGlobe and NanoRacks. DigitalGlobe is a leading global provider of high-resolution Earth-imagery products and services sourced from its own advanced satellite constellation and third-party providers. NanoRacks forged the commercial pathway to the International Space […]

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Rep. Jim Bridenstine Champions Commercial Spaceflight Industry in Keynote for CSF Inaugural Executive Leadership Forum

Washington, DC – The Commercial Spaceflight Federation today hosted its first Executive Leadership Forum, an open dialogue for policymakers, industry leaders and other key stakeholders to discuss key issues and opportunities in the commercial spaceflight industry. Today’s keynote speaker, Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK), told the group that, “The commercial space industry holds enormous potential both […]

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CSF Joins World View in Welcoming Former Astronaut Ron Garan as Chief Pilot

World View, the commercial balloon spaceflight company, has named retired NASA astronaut Ron Garan as Chief Pilot for current robotic flight operations and upcoming human spaceflights. A graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, a CSF Research and Education Affiliate, Garan will be responsible for the safety of all flight operations. “It’s exciting to watch our industry […]

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CSF Congratulates ISS Commercial Resupply Awardees & Partners, Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada Corp., and SpaceX

NASA announced three cargo contract awards to ensure robust and affordable transportation of critical supplies, scientific experiments and commercial payloads to and from the International Space Station (ISS) through at least 2024. NASA selected Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada Corporation, and SpaceX to continue and expand upon its successful public-private partnerships with American companies to obtain […]

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Congratulations to SpaceX on a Launch and Landing Milestone

Washington D.C. –  SpaceX accomplished an incredible achievement yesterday evening when the first stage of its upgraded Falcon 9 rocket landed safely on solid ground in Cape Canaveral, Florida. About three minutes after liftoff, the Falcon 9’s second stage separated in the upper atmosphere and went on to place 11 communications satellites, made by the Sierra Nevada […]

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CSF Applauds FY 2016 Omnibus

Washington, D.C. – Today Congress unveiled the fiscal year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill (Senate amendment to H.R. 2029), comprehensive legislation that allocates spending for the federal government for the current fiscal year.  Reflecting the Commercial Spaceflight Federation’s top priorities, the bill includes funding and guidance for all NASA programs and the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) […]

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