President Signs Directive on Space Regulatory Reform

President Trump, Vice President Pence, and National Space Council staff in the Oval Office with the signed Space Policy Directive-2Today, President Trump signed a space policy directive to reform America’s commercial space regulatory framework, ensuring the nation’s place as a leader in space commerce.

The directive includes recommendations developed by the National Space Council regarding commercial space transportation regulations, commercial remote sensing regulations, Commerce Department reorganization, radio frequency spectrum management, and export licensing regulations.

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Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross issued a public statement in support of the directive.

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