The US Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has appointed SES Government Solutions´ Senior Director of Business Development Paul E. Damphousse to the Federal Aviation Administration´s Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC), , the company said.
The COMSTAC provides executive-level observations, findings and recommendations to the FAA Administrator regarding critical issues within the commercial space industry. Damphousse will serve as a senior industry representative and member of COMSTAC on behalf of SES GS, wholly owned subsidiary of SES, and will advise the government during bi-annual COMSTAC meetings and through participation on the COMSTAC working groups.
SES Government Solutions (SES GS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of global satellite operator SES and operates under a proxy board allowing them to provide services through contracts with the US Government, including classified work. SES GS is exclusively focused on meeting the satellite communications needs of the US Government. Leveraging more than four decades of experience in the government SATCOM market, SES Government Solutions offers robust and secure end-to-end satellite communications solutions. Further information can be found at www.ses-gs.com
COMSTAC was established in 1984 to provide information, advice, and recommendations to the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on critical matters concerning the US commercial space transportation industry. The economic, technical, and institutional expertise provided by COMSTAC members has been invaluable to our work in developing effective regulations that ensure safety during commercial launch operations and policies that support international competitiveness for the industry.