Space X, Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin, Orbital ATK
Some of the companies that are getting ready for commercial space travel (for lack of better word).
Space X and and ORbital ATK are currently supply the space station. Space X has visions of Mars. Virgin Galactic has wild visions as well.
Trump signed a directed last week to accomplish:
The directive, which grew out of the council’s February meeting at Kennedy Space Center in Florida:
-Requires the Department of Transportation to “reform the regulatory system” for launch and reentry.
-Mandates the Department of Commerce update rules governing satellite imagery, known as “remote sensing,”
-Creates a “one-stop shop” at the Commerce for commercial space companies.
-Calls for a Space Council review of licensing rules pertaining to commercial space flight activity to determine whether further streamlining should occur.
Seems like it takes a while to get a launch apprived, and they hope to shorten the time: