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§ 417.109
Ground safety.
(a) Ground safety requirements apply to launch processing and post-launch operations at a launch site in the United States.
(b) A launch operator must protect the public from adverse effects of hazardous operations and systems associated with preparing a launch vehicle for flight at a launch site.
(c) §§ 417.111(c), 417.113(b), and 417.115(c), and subpart E of this part provide launch operator ground safety requirements.