The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is issuing a license to the Huntsville-Madison Airport Authority in Alabama to operate the Huntsville International Airport (HSV) as a commercial space reentry site. The license permits the airport to offer its site for Sierra Space Dream Chaser vehicles returning to Earth from future NASA resupply missions to […]
FAA Holds Meeting to Discuss Landing Rights for Sierra Space’s Dream Chaser Spaceplane at Huntsville International Airport
Huntsville International Airport is on its way to becoming the first landing site for Sierra Space’s Dream Chaser spaceplane. In a step toward that end, the FAA held a virtual public meeting Thursday in which it presented a draft environmental assessment on the proposal with input from airport officials and Sierra Space. The assessment is […]
Huntsville is home to the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center where multiple people are involved in the missile defense, civil and commercial space industries.