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Title 14: Aeronautics and Space
PART 400—BASIS AND SCOPE
Authority: 51 U.S.C. 50901-50923.
Source: Docket No. 43810, 53 FR 11013, Apr. 4, 1988, unless otherwise noted.
The basis for the regulations in this chapter is the Commercial Space Launch Act of 1984, and applicable treaties and international agreements to which the United States is party.
The regulations in this part set forth the procedures and requirements applicable to the authorization and supervision under 51 U.S.C. Subtitle V, chapter 509, of commercial space transportation activities conducted in the United States or by a U.S. citizen. The regulations in this chapter do not apply to amateur rockets activities, as defined in 14 CFR 1.1, or to space activities carried out by the United States Government on behalf of the United States Government.
[Doc. No. FAA-2012-0232, 77 FR 20532, Apr. 5, 2012]