CSF Applauds FAA Appointment of Kelvin Coleman to Serve as Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kelvin Coleman was appointed Friday, September 9, 2022, to serve as the Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation (AST). He is a seasoned leader with a deep understanding of what it means to promote the commercial space industry while upholding a perfect public safety record. The Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF) has worked extensively with Mr. Coleman during his time at AST and applauds the Federal Aviation Administration for appointing him to this position.

“There is no better candidate than Kelvin Coleman to serve as AST-1,” said CSF President Karina Drees. “CSF and our members look forward to continuing to work with him in his new position. We share an appreciation for the importance of protecting public safety and creating an environment that facilitates the continued growth of the innovative commercial space industry.”

About the Commercial Spaceflight Federation

The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is the leading voice for the commercial spaceflight industry. Founded in 2006, CSF and its roughly 90 members are laying the foundation for a sustainable space economy and democratizing access to space for scientists, students, civilians, and businesses. CSF members are responsible for the creation of thousands of high-tech jobs driven by billions of dollars in investment. Through the promotion of technology innovation, CSF is guiding the expansion of Earth’s economic sphere, bolstering U.S. leadership in aerospace, and inspiring America’s next generation of engineers and explorers.

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