Next Starship to launch : Operation Start Date: 03/16/2020 Operation End Date: 09/16/2020

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Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX)
0150-EX-ST-2020
Status: Pending

2020-02-03
Application Form:
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY​
Applicant Name
Name of Applicant: Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX)
Address
Attention:Kristi Key
Street Address:1 Rocket Road
P.O. Box:
City:Hawthorne
State:CA
Zip Code:90250
Country:
E-Mail Address:kristina.key@spacex.com
Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:
Last Name: Key
First Name: Kristi
Title: Ground Segment Administrator
Phone Number: 3109708116
Explanation
Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
This STA is necessary to authorize Starship suborbital test vehicle communications for SpaceX Mission 1578 from the Boca Chica launch pad, and the experimental recovery following the suborbital launch. Recovery is limited to 2 functions: (1) prelaunch checkout test of the TC uplink from the ground station at Boca Chica (less than five minutes in duration) and (2) experimental uplink testing from the ground station at Boca Chica during descent. Trajectory data will be provided directly to NTIA, USAF, and NASA. All downrange Earth stations are receive-only. Launch licensing authority is FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation.
Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation: Experimental launch, landing, and recovery of the Starship suborbital test vehicle from Boca Chica TX.
Information
Callsign:WP9XLD
Class of Station:MO
Nature of Service:Experimental
Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date:03/16/2020
Operation End Date:09/16/2020

https://fcc.report/ELS/Space-Exploration-Technologies-Corp-SpaceX/0150-EX-ST-2020
 
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