Work Item
ASTM WK76057

New Guide for Medical Qualifications for Suborbital Vehicle Spaceflight Participants

1. Scope

1.1 This guide provides a consensus set of passenger acceptance guidelines that can serve as advice to commercial operators as they develop their own medical programs.


suborbital; passenger health; passenger safety, commercial spaceflight


This standard will help the commercial spaceflight industry agree on common medical considerations that should be reviewed prior to flights. This will be used by operators and passengers to understand the basic medical questions to be consider prior to flying.

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


Developed by Subcommittee: F47.01

Committee: F47

Staff Manager: Katerina Koperna

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 02-25-2021

Technical Contact: Michael Harrison

Item: 001

Ballot: F47.01 (21-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: F47 (22-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item