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§ 70108. Prohibition, Suspension, and End of Launches and Operation of Launch Sites


General authority.—The Secretary of Transportation may prohibit, suspend, or end immediately the launch of a launch vehicle or the operation of a launch site licensed under this chapter if the Secretary decides the launch or operation is detrimental to the public health and safety, the safety of property, or a national security or foreign policy interest of the United States.


Effective periods of orders.—An order under this section takes effect immediately and remains in effect during a review under section 70110 of this title.

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