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S. 1713: Aeronautics Innovation Act

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jun 4, 2019.


Aeronautics Innovation Act

This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate.

NASA shall establish 

a low-boom supersonic aircraft program or project to demonstrate supersonic aircraft designs and technologies to reduce sonic boom noise levels, a subsonic flight program of flight technology demonstrations that use existing aircraft and multiple large-scale X-Plane demonstrator to demonstrate aircraft vehicle and propulsion concepts and technologies, advanced structures, materials, and manufacturing program; and the 21st Century Aeronautics Capabilities Initiative to ensure that it possesses the infrastructure capabilities and tools necessary to conduct flight demonstration projects across the range of NASA aeronautics interests.