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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement in regards to the SpaceX Starship-Super Heavy Project at Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A in Florida.

That EIS is tied to issuing a commercial launch Vehicle Operator License for proposed SpaceX Starship operations at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Public scoping meetings

The SpaceX proposal includes constructing the necessary infrastructure to support up to 44 launches per year from Launch Complex-39A with Super Heavy booster and Starship vehicle recovery landings at LC-39A or on a droneship, or expending them in the ocean.

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According to a statement released today from the FAA, two in-person public scoping meetings on June 12 and a third on June 13 are being held. In addition, one virtual public scoping meeting will be held on June 17.

Public comments can be submitted from May 10 to June 24, 2024.

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Static fire of Flight 5 Starship’s six Raptor engines earlier this week at Starbase/Boca Chica, Texas

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