Space Florida CEO wants to open a dialogue on international space transport regulatory structure

by Peter B. de Selding

LA PLATA, Maryland — Space Florida wants to start work on regulations to cover international space transportation with U.S. allies, with the long-term goal of creating a network of spaceports with common rules on in-space assets and point-to-point space commerce.

Space Florida Chief Executive Robert Long came up with the idea during a recent visit with UK space officials. Britain is one of a half-dozen European nations developing orbital spaceports. Similar projects are under way in Canada, Brazil and Australia.

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