FAA chief Steve Dickson announces resignation midway through term

Federal Aviation Administrator Steve Dickson, who headed the agency in the wake of two fatal Boeing 737 Max crashes, resigned on Wednesday, effective March 31. Dickson’s announcement came halfway into his five-year term. In an e-mail to staff, Dickson said

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The FAA releases initial report on Boca Chica launches, and it’s not terrible

Enlarge / SpaceX’s Booster 4 is lifted onto its orbital launch mount in South Texas. The Federal Aviation Administration released a draft environmental review of SpaceX’s plans for orbital launches from South Texas on Friday, kicking off a 30-day public

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The FAA grounds Virgin Galactic’s spaceship after flight deviation

Enlarge / VSS Unity burns its rocket motor on July 11, 2021. The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday said it has grounded Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo vehicle until the agency completes an investigation into the vehicle’s flight outside its designated air

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