Mandate of the Launch and Re-entry Safety Committee

  • International methods and policies for providing public safety during launch and re-entry.
  • Support to the creation of safety guidelines for the international space launch industry based on consensus on standards and methods concerned with launch safety.
  • Documentation of assessment techniques and technical proposals for reducing hazards emanating from man-made space debris and the re-entry into the atmosphere of space hardware and materials.
 ibraunw001p1 "Success in space demands perfection. [...] The failure of only one portion of a launch vehicle or spacecraft may cause failure of an entire mission."
Wernher Von Braun