BLAST OFF: The Future of Spaceflight

What: The Commercial Spaceflight Federation and the Explorers Club will be celebrating a night of commercial spaceflight, showcasing the technology and advancement made by companies in this exciting sector. The event will be attended by representatives from CSF’s membership including Blue Origin, Penn State’s Lunar Lion team, Masten Space Systems, Mojave, NASTAR, Orbital Outfitters, Planetary […]

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CSF Welcome New Executive and Associate Members

Washington D.C. – The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is pleased to announce the addition of six new member organizations. Bigelow Aerospace and Orbital Outfitters have joined as new Executive Members and Moon Express has moved up from Associate to Executive Membership. ASRC Federal, Spaceport Sweden, and World View Enterprises have joined as Associate Members. “The CSF […]

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Commercial Spaceflight Federation at Space Tech Expo

What:  Commercial Spaceflight Federation President Michael Lopez-Alegria will participate in the Space Tech Expo conference in a panel discussion on the risk, regulatory, and legal considerations of commercial human spaceflight. CSF will also have representatives on site and exhibiting at booth #4063. Taking place in Long Beach, California, the Space Tech Expo exhibition and conference brings […]

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CSF President to Deliver Keynote Address at SATELLITE 2014 Conference

Washington, D.C. – Commercial Spaceflight Federation President Michael Lopez-Alegria will deliver a keynote address at the SATELLITE 2014 Satellite Finance Forum on Monday, March 10th at 11:30 AM in Washington, D.C. The address is entitled “Birth of an Industry: Taking Commercial Spaceflight from Science Fiction to Business Viability.” SATELLITE 2014 is the premier professional gathering […]

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CSF Applauds NASA’s Proposed FY 2015 Budget

Washington D.C. – The Commercial Spaceflight Federation welcomes NASA’s FY 2015 budget proposal and its continued support for commercial spaceflight. “With the proposed budget, the Administration continues to communicate the importance of having a strong national space program that can further our presence in space and benefit life here on Earth,” stated CSF President Michael […]

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This Week to See Key Commercial Spaceflight Regulation Discussions

Washington D.C. – Commercial Spaceflight Federation President Michael Lopez-Alegria will be speaking at the Federal Aviation Administration’s Commercial Space Transportation (CST) Conference Thursday, February 6th at 9:30am. The FAA CST conference will be held February 5-6 and will bring together industry representatives to discuss a number of commercial spaceflight policy questions. Lopez-Alegria is currently vice-chair […]

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The Commercial Spaceflight Federation Applauds Passage of Bill Providing Funding for Commercial Programs and Renewal of Government Risk-Sharing

Washington D.C. – The Commercial Spaceflight Federation thanks the Members of the House of Representatives for the passage of H.R. 3547 today. The bill provides critical funding for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and extends government risk-sharing for U.S. commercial launch companies until December 31, 2016. The previous law that provided this risk-sharing expired on December […]

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CSF President Michael Lopez-Alegria Will Participate in the Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Meeting January 13

Washington D.C. – Commercial Spaceflight Federation President Michael Lopez-Alegria will be participating in the Transportation Research Board’s 93rd Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. at 1:30pm ET at the Omni Shoreham on January 13. Lopez-Alegria will be the first speaker in a panel moderated by Patti Grace Smith entitled “Research to Reality” and will give a brief industry […]

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CSF President Michael Lopez-Alegria Statement on Extension of the ISS

Washington D.C. – Commercial Spaceflight Federation President Michael Lopez-Alegria statement on today’s White House approval to extend International Space Station operations to 2024: “The International Space Station is the crown jewel of NASA’s human spaceflight program. This extension comes at a critical time and paves the way for the ISS to fulfill its extensive and multifaceted potential – […]

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CSF Welcomes New Executive and Associate Members

Washington D.C. – The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is pleased to announce the addition of seven new member organizations. The Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority joins as the 18th Executive Member. New Associate Members include Ares Corporation, Colorado Space Coalition, Penn State Applied Research Laboratory, QinetiQ North America, Satwest, and Space Coast Spaceflight Alliance. “The unprecedented […]

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