Summary: S.1713 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/04/2019)

Aeronautics Innovation Act

This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate.

NASA shall establish 

  • a low-boom supersonic aircraft program or project to demonstrate supersonic aircraft designs and technologies to reduce sonic boom noise levels,
  • a subsonic flight program of flight technology demonstrations that use existing aircraft and multiple large-scale X-Plane demonstrator to demonstrate aircraft vehicle and propulsion concepts and technologies,
  • advanced structures, materials, and manufacturing program; and
  • the 21st Century Aeronautics Capabilities Initiative to ensure that it possesses the infrastructure capabilities and tools necessary to conduct flight demonstration projects across the range of NASA aeronautics interests.