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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 Appointment of the regulator

    1. 3.Appointment of Civil Aviation Authority

    2. 4.Concurrent appointment for functions of issuing guidance

  4. PART 3 Grant of a licence – general

    1. CHAPTER 1 Eligibility criteria and prescribed roles for licensees

      1. 5.Application of eligibility criteria

      2. 6.Eligibility criteria

      3. 7.Prescribed roles: spaceport licensees

      4. 8.Prescribed role: all operators

      5. 9.Prescribed roles: spaceflight operators

      6. 10.Additional prescribed role for operators to whom regulation 9 does not apply

      7. 11.Prescribed roles: range control licensees

      8. 12.Licensee’s duty to ensure necessary resources for individuals in prescribed roles

      9. 13.Duty to inform regulator of changes: individuals in prescribed roles

      10. 14.Offence of failure to inform regulator of changes: individuals in prescribed roles

    2. CHAPTER 2 Operator licences: exemptions

      1. 15.Operator licences: exemptions

    3. CHAPTER 3 Grant of a licence: general

      1. 16.Interpretation of this Chapter

      2. 17.Delegation of power to the regulator

      3. 18.How to apply for a licence

      4. 19.How the regulator considers the application

      5. 20.How the regulator determines the application

      6. 21.Preparation of the licence and informing the applicant of its grant

      7. 22.Informing the applicant of the refusal of a licence

      8. 23.Renewal of a licence

      9. 24.Withdrawal of an application for a licence

  5. PART 4 Grant of a spaceflight operator licence: risk

    1. CHAPTER 1 Interpretation

      1. 25.Interpretation

    2. CHAPTER 2 Risks to persons who are not crew or spaceflight participants

      1. SECTION 1 Steps applicant must take to ensure that risks are as low as reasonably practicable

        1. 26.Flight safety analysis

        2. 27.Ground safety analysis

        3. 28.Steps to be taken for each identified hazard

      2. SECTION 2 Information to be provided to the regulator

        1. 29.Contents of the safety case

        2. 30.Applicant to provide safety operations manual to regulator

    3. CHAPTER 3 Risk assessments

      1. 31.Prescribed roles

      2. 32.Prescribed requirements for risk assessment

      3. 33.Information to be provided to regulator about risk assessment

  6. PART 5 Grant of a spaceport licence

    1. CHAPTER 1 Interpretation

      1. 34.Interpretation

    2. CHAPTER 2 Prescribed criteria and requirements

      1. 35.Grant of a spaceport licence: prescribed criteria for horizontal spaceports

      2. 36.Grant of a spaceport licence: safety case requirement

      3. 37.Grant of a spaceport licence: safety clear zone requirement

      4. 38.Grant of a spaceport licence: siting assessment requirement

    3. CHAPTER 3 Members of the public

      1. 39.“Members of the public”: prescribed meaning under section 2(7) for the purpose of section 10(a) (grant of a spaceport licence)

      2. 40.Persons who are not members of the public

  7. PART 6 Range Control Services

    1. CHAPTER 1 Interpretation

      1. 41.Interpretation

    2. CHAPTER 2 Requirements about the licensee’s capability

      1. 42.The licensee’s organisation and management

    3. CHAPTER 3 Agreements with relevant authorities

      1. 43.Relevant agreements

      2. 44.Relevant authorities

      3. 45.Communication with relevant authorities

    4. CHAPTER 4 The range and hazard areas

      1. 46.Identification of the designated range

      2. 47.Identification of hazard areas

      3. 48.Monitoring of a hazard area

    5. CHAPTER 5 Notification requirements

      1. 49.Requirement to notify persons

      2. 50.Notification requirements

      3. 51.Warning notices

    6. CHAPTER 6 Safety

      1. 52.Safety and quality management systems requirement

    7. CHAPTER 7 Applicable conditions where an operator is authorised to provide range control services in respect of the operator’s spaceflight activities

      1. 53.Application

      2. 54.Conditions applying to spaceflight operator

  8. PART 7 Training, qualifications and medical fitness

    1. CHAPTER 1 General

      1. 55.Interpretation

      2. 56.Specified roles and criteria

      3. 57.Specified capacities and criteria

      4. 58.Responsibility of licensees

      5. 59.Training resources

      6. 60.Records

    2. CHAPTER 2 The training manager

      1. 61.The training manager

      2. 62.The training manager (application for approval)

      3. 63.The training manager’s functions

      4. 64.Approval of the appointment of training manager

      5. 65.Termination of the training manager’s approval

    3. CHAPTER 3 Training manual

      1. 66.Training manual

      2. 67.Approval of the training manual

      3. 68.Changes to the training manual

    4. CHAPTER 4 Training programme

      1. 69.Training programme

      2. 70.Training and assessments

      3. 71.Training equipment

    5. CHAPTER 5 Medical Fitness

      1. 72.Medical obligations

      2. 73.Certificates and confirmation of medical fitness

      3. 74.Illness, injury and related conditions

      4. 75.Disability

      5. 76.Validity of medical certificate

      6. 77.Medical records

  9. PART 8 Safety of operator’s spaceflight activities

    1. CHAPTER 1 Interpretation

      1. 78.Interpretation

    2. CHAPTER 2 A spaceflight operator’s safety duty

      1. 79.A spaceflight operator’s safety duty

    3. CHAPTER 3 Review and revision of safety case and risk assessment

      1. 80.Safety case and risk assessment review and revision requirements

      2. 81.Steps required after review, or review and revision, of the safety case

      3. 82.Steps required after review, or review and revision, of the risk assessment

    4. CHAPTER 4 Other safety requirements

      1. SECTION 1 Demonstrating requirements

        1. 83.Demonstration of compliance with safety requirements

      2. SECTION 2 Requirements about a spaceflight operator’s organisation and management

        1. 84.A spaceflight operator’s organisation

        2. 85.Safety management system

      3. SECTION 3 Requirements about specific safety roles

        1. 86.Responsibilities of the safety manager

        2. 87.Responsibilities of the accountable manager

        3. 88.Responsibilities of the launch director

        4. 89.Flight termination personnel

      4. SECTION 4 Safety operations manual

        1. 90.Safety operations manual

      5. SECTION 5 Preparations for launch, return and other operations

        1. 91.The launch vehicle

        2. 92.The launch vehicle’s ground support equipment

        3. 93.A reusable launch vehicle

        4. 94.Verification and validation by testing etc. of the launch vehicle and the ground support equipment

        5. 95.The spaceport (or other place of launch or landing) and the range

        6. 96.Communication during the operator’s spaceflight activities

        7. 97.Monitoring the environmental and meteorological conditions

        8. 98.Dangerous goods

      6. SECTION 6 Launch, return and other operations

        1. 99.Conditions for commencing the operator’s spaceflight activities

        2. 100.During flight: monitoring and termination

        3. 101.Additional requirement relating to the launch vehicle during operator’s spaceflight activities

      7. SECTION 7 Recording and retaining information for safety purposes

        1. 102.Information on human occupants and dangerous goods on board a launch vehicle

        2. 103.Recording, collecting and retaining information made before or during the operator’s spaceflight activities

      8. SECTION 8 Emergency response

        1. 104.Emergency response plan requirement

    5. CHAPTER 5 Additional safety requirements for launch vehicles with human occupants

      1. SECTION 1 Interpretation

        1. 105.Interpretation

      2. SECTION 2 The crew or remote pilots

        1. 106.The roles and duties of each member of the crew or a remote pilot

        2. 107.Information about the flight

        3. 108.Authority to pilot in command or remote pilot

      3. SECTION 3 The launch vehicle

        1. 109.Additional conditions if the launch vehicle has a human occupant

        2. 110.Numbers of crew or spaceflight participants on board

        3. 111.Accessibility of instruments and equipment

        4. 112.Emergency equipment

        5. 113.Atmospheric conditions on board

      4. SECTION 4 Specific obligations of pilot in command, flight crew or remote pilot

        1. 114.Obligations of pilot in command or remote pilot immediately before the flight

        2. 115.Obligations of pilot in command or remote pilot to carry out flight safely

        3. 116.Pilot in command, flight crew or remote pilot to remain at stations

        4. 117.Pilot in command’s obligations to a spaceflight participant about stations

        5. 118.Remote pilot’s obligations to a spaceflight participant about stations

        6. 119.Launch director’s or safety manager’s obligations to a spaceflight participant about stations

      5. SECTION 5 Spaceflight participants

        1. 120.Prohibiting the launch vehicle carrying a spaceflight participant

        2. 121.A spaceflight participant to remain at station

        3. 122.Availability of seating requirement to a spaceflight participant

      6. SECTION 6 Human occupant: information to be given after consent form is signed

        1. 123.Information about the operator’s spaceflight activities

    6. CHAPTER 6 Offences and penalties

      1. 124.Failure of launch director to check conditions met before operator’s spaceflight activities commence

      2. 125.Failure of flight termination personnel to follow obligation to make a flight termination decision

      3. 126.Failure of a pilot in command or remote pilot to carry out obligations before the flight

      4. 127.Failure of pilot in command or remote pilot to carry out flight safely

      5. 128.Failure of a pilot in command, flight crew or a remote pilot to remain at stations

      6. 129.Failure of a pilot in command to carry out obligations to a spaceflight participant about stations

      7. 130.Failure of a remote pilot to carry out obligations to a spaceflight participant about stations

      8. 131.Failure of a launch director or a safety manager to carry out obligations to a spaceflight participant about stations

      9. 132.Failure of a spaceflight participant to remain at station

      10. 133.Penalties

  10. PART 9 Cosmic radiation requirements: crew of a launch vehicle and crew of a carrier aircraft

    1. CHAPTER 1 Interpretation

      1. 134.Interpretation

    2. CHAPTER 2 Generally applicable provisions

      1. 135.Authorisation and prohibition on exposure

      2. 136.Risk of exposure of crew members to cosmic radiation

      3. 137.Requirements to assess and inform

      4. 138.Protection of pregnant crew

      5. 139.Monitoring of exposure to cosmic radiation: crew other than classified crew

      6. 140.Provision of information and training to crew

      7. 141.Overexposure

      8. 142.Continued working of overexposed crew

    3. CHAPTER 3 Provisions relating to classified crew

      1. 143.Classification of crew

      2. 144.Medical surveillance

      3. 145.Health records

      4. 146.Monitoring of exposure to cosmic radiation: classified crew

      5. 147.Records of exposure to cosmic radiation of classified crew

      6. 148.Access to records of individual exposure to cosmic radiation

    4. CHAPTER 4 Instruction of experts

      1. 149.Instruction of experts

    5. CHAPTER 5 Consequential amendments to Air Navigation Order

      1. 150.Consequential amendments

  11. PART 10 Spaceport safety

    1. CHAPTER 1 Interpretation

      1. 151.Interpretation

    2. CHAPTER 2 A spaceport licensee’s safety duty

      1. 152.A spaceport licensee’s safety duty

    3. CHAPTER 3 Horizontal spaceport location requirement

      1. 153.Horizontal spaceport location requirement

    4. CHAPTER 4 Safety case: retention, review and revision

      1. 154.Requirement to retain the safety case

      2. 155.Safety case review and revision requirement

      3. 156.Steps required after review, or review and revision, of safety case

    5. CHAPTER 5 Safety clear zones

      1. 157.Safety clear zone requirement

    6. CHAPTER 6 Hazardous material, testing areas and safety equipment at spaceports

      1. 158.Hazardous material storage facilities: location requirements and plan

      2. 159.Hazardous material: handling and venting areas

      3. 160.Propellants etc.: fit for purpose requirement

      4. 161.Static engine test area

      5. 162.Safety equipment

    7. CHAPTER 7 Requirements about the spaceport licensee’s organisation and management

      1. 163.Safety management system requirement

      2. 164.Spaceport manual requirement

    8. CHAPTER 8 Emergencies

      1. 165.Emergency response plan requirement

      2. 166.Spaceport rescue and fire-fighting provision

      3. 167.Powers of spaceport firefighters in an emergency

  12. PART 11 Security

    1. CHAPTER 1 Interpretation

      1. 168.Interpretation

    2. CHAPTER 2 Physical and personnel security

      1. 169.Responsibilities of a security manager

      2. 170.Space site security programme

      3. 171.Operator security programme

      4. 172.Access control to space sites: sufficient security measures

      5. 173.Access control to space sites: further provisions

      6. 174.Space site security restricted area and controlled area

      7. 175.Access control to space sites: emergency services

      8. 176.Security controls for prohibited articles

      9. 177.Security controls for supplies

      10. 178.Security controls for payloads and launch vehicles

      11. 179.Access control to space sites: approval of suppliers

      12. 180.Surveillance of space sites

      13. 181.Security controls: hazardous material

      14. 182.Protection of carrier aircraft, launch vehicle or payload: pre-integration

      15. 183.Protection of carrier aircraft, launch vehicle or payload: post-integration

      16. 184.Security controls for flight safety systems

    3. CHAPTER 3 Cyber security

      1. 185.Spaceflight cyber security strategy

      2. 186.Duty to report a notifiable incident to the regulator

    4. CHAPTER 4 Vetting, clearance, training and qualifications

      1. 187.National security vetting procedures

      2. 188.Appropriate security training and qualifications

      3. 189.Training records and qualifications

      4. 190.Renewal of security training

    5. CHAPTER 5 Critical national infrastructure and essential services

      1. 191.Spaceflight activities: critical national infrastructure and essential services

    6. CHAPTER 6 Security provisions for the protection of US technology

      1. 192.Segregated areas

      2. 193.Control of access to segregated area

      3. 194.Control of access to imported US technology

      4. 195.Monitoring and oversight of US technology

      5. 196.Monitoring and oversight of launch activities

      6. 197.Restrictions on the use of and access to US technology

      7. 198.Restrictions on importing US technology

      8. 199.Security training for spaceflight activities involving US technology

      9. 200.Return of US technology if export licence etc. is revoked

      10. 201.Processing of US technology after a normal launch

      11. 202.Information about nationality of contributors to launch activities etc.

  13. PART 12 Informed consent

    1. CHAPTER 1 Interpretation

      1. 203.Interpretation

    2. CHAPTER 2 Prescribed matters

      1. 204.Prescribed role or capacity

      2. 205.Prescribed criteria with respect to age and mental capacity

    3. CHAPTER 3 The consent form

      1. 206.Details to be included in the consent form

      2. 207.Statements to be included in the consent form

      3. 208.No derogation from statements in the consent form

    4. CHAPTER 4 Information to be given to a human occupant before the consent form is signed

      1. 209.Information about operator’s spaceflight activities carried out by the spaceflight operator

      2. 210.Information about the operator’s spaceflight activities

      3. 211.Opportunity for questions

    5. CHAPTER 5 Procedural requirements with regard to the signification of consent

      1. 212.Who prepares the consent form

      2. 213.When a human occupant signs the consent form

      3. 214.What happens after the consent form is signed

    6. CHAPTER 6 Evidential requirements with regard to the information and the signification of consent

      1. 215.A written record of the information provided to the human occupant

      2. 216.The signification of consent

      3. 217.The consent form as evidence of signification of consent

  14. PART 13 Liabilities and indemnities

    1. 218.Prescribed description of individuals to whom section 34(2) does not apply

    2. 219.Prescribed cases or circumstances under which a limit on the operator’s liability to government does not apply

    3. 220.Limit on the amount of operator’s liability

    4. 221.Duty of the Secretary of State to indemnify

  15. PART 14 Monitoring and enforcement

    1. CHAPTER 1 General

      1. 222.Interpretation

      2. 223.Offence to obstruct inspector or regulator

      3. 224.Penalty for obstructing inspector or regulator

      4. 225.Offence to impersonate inspector

      5. 226.Penalty for impersonating inspector

    2. CHAPTER 2 Obligation to provide information to the regulator

      1. 227.Persons to whom obligation applies

      2. 228.Information notices

      3. 229.Obligation to provide information to regulator

      4. 230.Offence of failing to comply with information notice

      5. 231.Penalty for failing to comply with information notice

      6. 232.Offence of providing false information

      7. 233.Penalty for providing false information

      8. 234.Offences of false recording

      9. 235.Defence to offences of false recording

      10. 236.Penalty for false recording

    3. CHAPTER 3 Inspectors

      1. SECTION 1 Appointment and powers

        1. 237.Appointment of inspector

        2. 238.Duties of inspector

        3. 239.Powers of inspector

        4. 240.References to inspector

      2. SECTION 2 Powers exercisable by inspectors

        1. 241.Power of entry

        2. 242.Power to take persons and equipment etc. onto premises or vehicle

        3. 243.Powers of inspection and examination and to take samples

        4. 244.Powers to require information and documents

        5. 245.Powers exercisable in relation to particular articles or substances

        6. 246.Power to require the use of facilities and assistance

        7. 247.Power to issue contravention notice

        8. 248.Power to issue warning notice

        9. 249.Power to issue prohibition notice

        10. 250.Appealing against notice under regulation 249

        11. 251.Supplementary powers

        12. 252.Protection for documents subject to legal professional privilege etc.

    4. CHAPTER 4 Sharing of information between regulator and other bodies

      1. 253.Regulator may share information

    5. CHAPTER 5 Restrictions on disclosure of information

      1. SECTION 1 Prohibition against disclosure of protected information

        1. 254.Meaning of “protected information”

        2. 255.Prohibition on disclosing protected information

        3. 256.Offence of disclosing protected information

        4. 257.Defences to offence of disclosing protected information

        5. 258.Penalty for disclosing protected information

      2. SECTION 2 Exceptions to prohibition against disclosure of protected information

        1. 259.Disclosure with consent

        2. 260.Disclosure by the regulator, inspectors etc.

        3. 261.Disclosure to authorities

        4. 262.Disclosure required under legislation

        5. 263.Legal proceedings, inquiries and investigations

        6. 264.Anonymised information

  16. PART 15 Civil sanctions (stop notices)

    1. 265.Stop notices

    2. 266.Contents of stop notice

    3. 267.Completion certificate

    4. 268.Compensation

    5. 269.Offence of failing to comply with stop notice

  17. PART 16 Occurrence reporting

    1. CHAPTER 1 Interpretation

      1. 270.Interpretation

    2. CHAPTER 2 Duty to report an occurrence and the objective of that report

      1. 271.Duty to report an occurrence

      2. 272.Objective of an occurrence report

    3. CHAPTER 3 Events elsewhere which could threaten safety

      1. 273.When an event elsewhere which could result in an accident is an occurrence

    4. CHAPTER 4 Contents of the occurrence report

      1. 274.Contents of the occurrence report

      2. 275.Categories of occurrence

    5. CHAPTER 5 The regulator’s actions when it receives an occurrence report

      1. 276.What the regulator must do on receipt of an occurrence report

    6. CHAPTER 6 Confidential information

      1. 277.Protection of information and permitted disclosures

      2. 278.Court application for disclosure

    7. CHAPTER 7 Offences and penalties

      1. 279.Providing false information

      2. 280.Failure to protect confidential information

      3. 281.Penalties

  18. PART 17 Miscellaneous

    1. 282.Duty on licensee to inform regulator of changes

    2. 283.Offence of failure to inform regulator of changes

    3. 284.Penalty for failure to inform regulator of changes

    4. 285.Sending of notices and other documents

    5. 286.Use of records and documentary evidence: prescribed persons

    6. 287.Review

  19. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Information the safety case must contain

      1. 1.General information

      2. 2.General descriptions of— (a) the applicant’s organisation and management structure;...

      3. 3.For launch operator licence applicants, identification of the spaceport or...

      4. 4.Identification of— (a) any range control services needed;

      5. 5.(1) For launch operator licence applicants— (a) a schedule of...

      6. 6.Evidence that the applicant will, if granted the licence, be...

      7. 7.Details of the applicant’s safety management system for the proposed...

      8. 8.Particulars of any licence, permit or approval that any country...

      9. 9.Information about what applications, if any, the applicant has previously...

      10. 10.Information about the applicant’s experience, if any, in the design,...

      11. 11.Technical particulars

      12. 12.(1) For each safety-critical system used in the proposed spaceflight...

      13. 13.A description of the engineering practices used in the design,...

      14. 14.A description of the engineering practices and design and operational...

      15. 15.Descriptions of any hazardous material that is part of the...

      16. 16.For any payload that the launch vehicle will carry, technical...

      17. 17.Technical particulars of and performance data for any carrier aircraft...

      18. 18.Flight safety analysis

      19. 19.Ground safety analysis

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Matters applicant must take into account for the risk assessment

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Training and qualification

      1. PART 1 Specified criteria

        1. 1.Launch directors

        2. 2.The LD must be able to demonstrate an ability to...

        3. 3.The LD must have the ability to organise and lead...

        4. 4.The LD must have a comprehensive knowledge of pre-flight, flight...

        5. 5.The LD must have a clear understanding of—

        6. 6.The LD must have participated in practical training, which must...

        7. 7.A trainee LD may not be given any role in...

        8. 8.Flight termination personnel

        9. 9.The MFTP must be familiar with— (a) the spaceport or...

        10. 10.The MFTP must have completed— (a) training designed for each...

        11. 11.All MFTPs who monitor launch vehicle performance and perform flight...

        12. 12.The MFTP must also be capable of resolving, where possible,...

        13. 13.Flight crew and remote pilots

        14. 14.(1) An MFC of a sub-orbital aircraft must, subject to...

        15. 15.(1) Pilots and remote pilots must possess the aeronautical knowledge,...

        16. 16.(1) An MFC expecting to act as a pilot in...

        17. 17.An MFC must be able to demonstrate the MFC’s ability...

        18. 18.(1) An MFC of a launch vehicle other than a...

        19. 19.An MFC and a remote pilot must hold a flight...

        20. 20.An MFC must have previous experience as a member of...

        21. 21.Sub-orbital aircraft engineers

        22. 22.Range operations manager

        23. 23.The ROM must ensure that the ROM’s team has completed...

        24. 24.The ROM must have experience in a similar or related...

        25. 25.Range safety manager

        26. 26.The RSM must be able to demonstrate familiarity with the...

        27. 27.Where the RSM is to be responsible for operating, or...

        28. 28.The RSM must be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge of—...

        29. 29.The RSM must also be capable of resolving malfunctions in...

      2. PART 2 Training manual

        1. 30.The training manual must contain the matters set out in...

        2. 31.The training policy of the licensee, including guidance on objective...

        3. 32.The responsibilities of the training manager.

        4. 33.The responsibilities of instructors carrying out any part of the...

        5. 34.Information for instructors on the training programme, including—

        6. 35.The locations where any training is to be carried out....

        7. 36.The procedures established by the licensee to satisfy its obligations...

        8. 37.The entry requirements for applicants for each role.

        9. 38.The procedures to be adopted for determining that an individual...

        10. 39.A full description of the training programme, including—

        11. 40.A full description of the arrangements made for undertaking mission...

        12. 41.A statement describing any arrangements which have been made with...

        13. 42.A statement of how the licensee, other than a spaceport...

        14. 43.A statement of the policy in relation to individuals who...

        15. 44.Where the licensee will be undertaking spaceflight activities with individuals...

        16. 45.The procedures of the licensee, other than a spaceport licensee,...

        17. 46.The measures being taken to assess the performance of training...

        18. 47.A section setting out the measures the licensee is taking...

      3. PART 3 Training for specified roles and capacities

        1. 48.Every member of the crew and remote pilot must have...

        2. 49.Every member of the crew and remote pilot must receive...

        3. 50.Every member of the crew and spaceflight participant must receive...

        4. 51.Every member of the crew and remote pilot must receive...

        5. 52.Every spaceflight participant must receive training in—

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Requirements and matters to be addressed by safety management systems

      1. 1.In this Schedule— “emergency response plan” means the plan referred...

      2. 2.A safety management system must— (a) be proportionate to the...

      3. 3.A safety management system must include a written spaceflight safety...

      4. 4.The following matters must be addressed by the safety management...

      5. 5.The procedures referred to in paragraph 4(g)—

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Safety operations manual

      1. 1.Where the operator’s spaceflight activities are authorised by—

      2. 2.The manual must— (a) where necessary, include or refer to...

      3. 3.Fatigue and other human factors

      4. 4.If the launch vehicle has a crew, information about the...

      5. 5.If the launch vehicle has a remote pilot, information about...

      6. 6.Details of the safety management system which the spaceflight operator...

      7. 7.Preparations for launch, return and other operations

      8. 8.Instructions and procedures for complying with the operator security programme....

      9. 9.Instructions about the functions and procedures of a mission management...

      10. 10.Instructions and procedures for ground operating staff about the types...

      11. 11.Instructions and procedures for monitoring the progress of the preparations...

      12. 12.Procedures for notifying the regulator about planned operator’s spaceflight activities...

      13. 13.Instructions as to the order of the activities and safety...

      14. 14.Instructions and procedures about recording in writing the environmental and...

      15. 15.Launch and other operations

      16. 16.Instructions and procedures about the steps to be taken if...

      17. 17.Instructions and procedures about the steps to be followed during...

      18. 18.Instructions about the process to be followed before a flight...

      19. 19.If there is a flight safety system—

      20. 20.If part of the mission, instructions and procedures about returning...

      21. 21.If the launch vehicle is reusable, instructions and procedures about...

      22. 22.Instructions and procedures about the steps to be followed on...

      23. 23.Launch vehicles with crew or a remote pilot

      24. 24.Emergency response

      25. 25.Procedures to ensure that the emergency response plan is tested,...

      26. 26.Ground support equipment

      27. 27.Making, collecting and retaining information

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Information to be included in a health record

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Amendments to the Air Navigation (Cosmic Radiation: Protection of Air Crew and Space Crew and Consequential Amendments) Order 2019

      1. 1.The Air Navigation (Cosmic Radiation: Protection of Air Crew and...

      2. 2.In article 2 (interpretation)— (a) in the definition of “crew”,...

      3. 3.In article 3 (application of this Order)—

      4. 4.In article 4 (meaning of “operator”)— (a) in paragraph (1)...

      5. 5.In article 5 (authorisation and prohibition on exposure)—

      6. 6.In article 6 (risk assessments)— (a) in paragraph (1) omit...

      7. 7.In article 10 (provision of information and training to crew)—...

      8. 8.In article 11 (overexposure), in paragraph (1) omit the words...

      9. 9.In article 12 (continued working of overexposed crew)—

      10. 10.In article 15 (health records), in paragraph (3)(b)(ii) omit the...

      11. 11.In article 17 (records of exposure to cosmic radiation of...

      12. 12.In article 18 (access to records of individual exposure to...

      13. 13.In article 19 (instruction of experts), in paragraph (5) omit...

      14. 14.In article 21 (right of access to aerodromes and other...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Information and instructions which must be included in a spaceport manual

      1. 1.The name and status of the accountable manager for the...

      2. 2.The names and status of other senior operating staff at...

      3. 3.Details of the safety management system.

      4. 4.Procedures for promulgating information concerning the spaceport’s state.

      5. 5.Procedures for control of access, vehicles and work in relation...

      6. 6.Procedures for the removal of disabled carrier aircraft, launch vehicles...

      7. 7.Process to ensure the emergency response plan is tested, reviewed...

      8. 8.Process to ensure that the part of the site plan...

      9. 9.Procedures to ensure that an appropriate safety clear zone, where...

      10. 10.Procedures for using a designated static engine test area.

      11. 11.Process and procedures to ensure the safe integration of licensed...

      12. 12.In the case of a spaceport which has any hazardous...

      13. 13.Procedures for complying with fit for purpose requirements in regulation...

      14. 14.Operational procedures for the routine and special inspection of the...

      15. 15.Process for using, maintaining, testing, repairing and servicing of any...

      16. 16.If spaceflight activities are permitted during periods of low visibility,...

      17. 17.Details of, or reference to, the bird control management plan,...

      18. 18.The scale of rescue, first aid and fire service facilities,...

      19. 19.Procedures for complying with the space site security programme required...

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