Reinvigorating America's Human Space Exploration Program, 59501-59502 [2017-27160]

Download as PDF 59501 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 239 Thursday, December 14, 2017 Title 3— Space Policy Directive–1 of December 11, 2017 The President Reinvigorating America’s Human Space Exploration Program Memorandum for the Vice President[,] the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of Defense[,] the Secretary of Commerce[,] the Secretary of Transportation[,] the Secretary of Homeland Security[,] the Director of National Intelligence[,] the Director of the Office of Management and Budget[,] the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs[,] the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration[,] the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy[,] the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism[, and] the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Section 1. Amendment to Presidential Policy Directive–4. Presidential Policy Directive–4 of June 28, 2010 (National Space Policy), is amended as follows: The paragraph beginning ‘‘Set far-reaching exploration milestones’’ is deleted and replaced with the following: ‘‘Lead an innovative and sustainable program of exploration with commercial and international partners to enable human expansion across the solar system and to bring back to Earth new knowledge and opportunities. Beginning with missions beyond low-Earth orbit, the United States will lead the return of humans to the Moon for long-term exploration and utilization, followed by human missions to Mars and other destinations;’’. Sec. 2. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this memorandum shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect: (i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or the head thereof; or sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with PRES DOCS (ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals. (b) This memorandum shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations. VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:35 Dec 13, 2017 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\14DEO0.SGM 14DEO0 59502 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 239 / Thursday, December 14, 2017 / Presidential Documents (c) This memorandum is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person. (d) This memorandum shall be published in the Federal Register. THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, December 11, 2017 [FR Doc. 2017–27160 Filed 12–13–17; 11:15 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:35 Dec 13, 2017 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\14DEO0.SGM 14DEO0 Trump.EPS</GPH> sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with PRES DOCS Billing code 3295–F8–P

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Space Policy Directive-1 of December 11, 2017--Reinvigorating America's 
Human Space Exploration Program


                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 82 , No. 239 / Thursday, December 14, 2017 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Space Policy Directive-1 of December 11, 2017

                
Reinvigorating America's Human Space Exploration 
                Program

                Memorandum for the Vice President[,] the Secretary of 
                State[,] the Secretary of Defense[,] the Secretary of 
                Commerce[,] the Secretary of Transportation[,] the 
                Secretary of Homeland Security[,] the Director of 
                National Intelligence[,] the Director of the Office of 
                Management and Budget[,] the Assistant to the President 
                for National Security Affairs[,] the Administrator of 
                the National Aeronautics and Space Administration[,] 
                the Director of the Office of Science and Technology 
                Policy[,] the Assistant to the President for Homeland 
                Security and Counterterrorism[, and] the Chairman of 
                the Joint Chiefs of Staff

                Section 1. Amendment to Presidential Policy Directive-
                4.

                Presidential Policy Directive-4 of June 28, 2010 
                (National Space Policy), is amended as follows:

                The paragraph beginning ``Set far-reaching exploration 
                milestones'' is deleted and replaced with the 
                following:

                ``Lead an innovative and sustainable program of 
                exploration with commercial and international partners 
                to enable human expansion across the solar system and 
                to bring back to Earth new knowledge and opportunities. 
                Beginning with missions beyond low-Earth orbit, the 
                United States will lead the return of humans to the 
                Moon for long-term exploration and utilization, 
                followed by human missions to Mars and other 
                destinations;''.

                Sec. 2. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this 
                memorandum shall be construed to impair or otherwise 
                affect:

(i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or 
the head thereof; or

(ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget 
relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.

                    (b) This memorandum shall be implemented consistent 
                with applicable law and subject to the availability of 
                appropriations.

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                    (c) This memorandum is not intended to, and does 
                not, create any right or benefit, substantive or 
                procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any 
                party against the United States, its departments, 
                agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or 
                agents, or any other person.
                    (d) This memorandum shall be published in the 
                Federal Register.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    Washington, December 11, 2017

[FR Doc. 2017-27160
Filed 12-13-17; 11:15 am]
Billing code 3295-F8-P