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National Academy of Public Administration Panel Releases Report on Space Traffic Management

Post Date: August 20, 2020

Panel Recommends Office of Space Commerce Leads Collaborative Federal Efforts; Urges Swift Action from Congress to Enact Appropriations and Authorizations

WASHINGTON, DC – A panel of the National Academy of Public Administration today released a Congressionally requested report for the U.S. Department of Commerce on commercial space traffic management (STM). The Panel recommends that the Department’s Office of Space Commerce (OSC) continue to lead collaborative federal efforts to improve the safety and sustainability of the space domain and bolster American leadership in space. The report also recommends that Congress act swiftly to enact appropriations and authorizations for OSC’s work, underscoring the urgent nature of the issue.

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