Summary: S.2780 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (11/05/2019)

Licensing Innovations and Future Technologies in Space Act or the LIFTS Act

This bill directs the Department of Transportation to establish a facility at which federal employees may receive training on functions and activities related to the licensing of commercial space launch and reentry activities.

The training facility shall be located at a current center of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) that, among other things

  • has expertise related to the design and testing of space propulsion systems;
  • is capable of conducting a wide range of testing capabilities, including large thrust-level atmospheric and altitude engines and engine systems test capabilities; and
  • has a commercial space industry presence.