Conjunction on Launch [Aeronautics and Space] Law and Legal Definition

According to 14 CFR 417.3 [Title 14 Aeronautics and Space; Chapter III Commercial Space Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation (Parts 400 to 499); Subchapter C Licensing; Part 417 Launch Safety; Subpart A General and License Terms and Conditions], Conjunction on Launch means the approach of a launch vehicle or any launch vehicle component or payload within 200 kilometers of a manned or mannable orbiting object --

(1) During the flight of an unguided suborbital rocket; or

(2) For an orbital launch vehicle during --

(i) The ascent to initial orbital insertion and through at least one complete orbit; and

(ii) Each subsequent orbital maneuver or burn from initial park orbit, or direct ascent to a higher or interplanetary orbit.