On March 26, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross attended the fifth meeting of the National Space Council in Huntsville, Alabama, to provide updates on the Commerce Department’s continuing implementation of Space Policy Directives 2 and 3. View his remarks at …

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View report at commerce.gov (PDF) On March 26, the Commerce Department released a report titled, “Driving Space Commerce Through Effective Spectrum Policy.” The report, sent to President Trump by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, makes recommendations for improving the global …

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On March 5, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross hosted an event on space risk and opportunity at the Department of Commerce. The event featured speakers from the space insurance industry and commercial providers of space situational awareness data and services. …

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On February 28, 2019, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross published an opinion piece in the Orlando Sentinel titled, “Launching toward a $1 trillion space economy.” It celebrates the space industry achievements of 2018 and outlines five elements needed to further …

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On December 12, 2018, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross hosted a Space Investment Summit at the Department of Commerce, bringing together┬áleaders from the commercial space industry and the finance community to learn about each others’ needs. Secretary Ross moderated a …

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On October 15, 2018, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross submitted to Congress a legislative proposal to establish a new Bureau of Space Commerce headed by an Assistant Secretary for Space Commerce. Download legislative proposal (PDF) Download section-by-section analysis (PDF) Section-by-Section …

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On June 22, 2018, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross testified at a joint hearing of the House Armed Services Committee and House Science Committee on the topic of “Space Situational Awareness: Whole of Government Perspectives on Roles and Responsibilities.” View …

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Today, during the third meeting of the National Space Council, President Trump signed Space Policy Directive-3, the first National Space Traffic Management Policy. The policy provides guidelines and direction to ensure that the United States is a leader in providing …

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Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross spoke at the June 12, 2018, Spectrum Policy Symposium organized by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). His remarks included discussion about his ongoing efforts to establish a one-stop shop for space commerce at …

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