Work Item
ASTM WK89220

New Guide for Emergency Response Plan for Spaceports

1. Scope

Standard guide and industry best practice for preparing an Emergency Response Plan that facilitates ease of licensing and re-licensing of a spaceport undergoing FAA Launch Site Operator License application or a launch or reentry operator undergoing licensing for those operations. It is envisioned that an Emergency Response Plan that conforms to the standard should be acceptable as a means of compliance under 14 CFR 420 and 14 CFR 450.


spaceports launch site, emergency response plan, emergency response, launch operator,


With the increasing rate of launches, the industry believes there is a need for a common set of guidance to deal with emergency response

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F47.04

Committee: F47

Staff Manager: Katerina Koperna

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 01-12-2024

Technical Contact: Andrew Nelson

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