Name of Information Collection: NASA Astronaut Candidate Selection (ASCAN) Qualifications Inquiry, 56844-56845 [2019-23027]

Download as PDF 56844 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 205 / Wednesday, October 23, 2019 / Notices III. Desired Focus of Comments The Bureau of Labor Statistics is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility. • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. Title of Collection: Report on Occupational Employment and Wages. OMB Number: 1220–0042. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, Not-for-profit institutions, Federal Government, State, Local, or Tribal Government. Total Respondents: 266,489. Frequency: Semi-annually. Total Responses: 266,489. Average Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 133,245. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $00.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $00.00. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they also will become a matter of public record. Signed at Washington, DC, on October 16, 2019. Mark Staniorski, Division Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics. NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice: (19–071)] [Notice (19–072)] Earth Science Advisory Committee; Meeting National Aeronautics and Space Administration. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of meeting. In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Earth Science Advisory Committee (ESAC). This Committee functions in an advisory capacity to the Director, Earth Science Division, in the NASA Science Mission Directorate. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting, from the science community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program planning. SUMMARY: Thursday, November 14, 2019, 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m., Eastern Time. DATES: This meeting will take place telephonically. Any interested person must use a touch-tone phone to participate in this meeting. Any interested person may call the USA toll free number 1–800–475–0212 or toll number 1–517–308–9094, passcode 6749647. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: KarShelia Henderson, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358–2355, fax (202) 358–2779, or khenderson@ nasa.gov. The agenda for the meeting includes the following topic: —Earth Science program annual performance review according to the Government Performance and Results Act Modernization Act (GPRAMA). It is imperative that the meeting be held on this date to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants. Patricia Rausch, Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [FR Doc. 2019–23101 Filed 10–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P [FR Doc. 2019–23068 Filed 10–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:10 Oct 22, 2019 Jkt 250001 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Name of Information Collection: NASA Astronaut Candidate Selection (ASCAN) Qualifications Inquiry National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of information collection—renewal of existing information collection. AGENCY: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections. DATES: Comments are due by December 23, 2019. ADDRESSES: All comments should be addressed to Claire Little, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 300 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20546–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Claire Little, NASA Clearance Officer, NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW, JF0000, Washington, DC 20546 or email claire.a.little@ nasa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract This collection of information supports the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, as amended, to create opportunities to improve processes associated with the evaluation and selection of individuals to participate in the NASA Astronaut Candidate Selection Program. The NASA Astronaut Selection Office (ASO) located at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, Texas is responsible for selecting astronauts for the various United States Space Exploration programs. In evaluating an applicant for the Astronaut Candidate Program, it is important that the ASO have the benefit of qualitative and quantitative information and recommendations from persons who have been directly associated with the applicant over the course of their career. This information will be used by the NASA ASO and Human Resources (HR) personnel, during the candidate selection process (approx. 2 year duration), to gain insight into the candidates’ work ethic and E:\FR\FM\23OCN1.SGM 23OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 205 / Wednesday, October 23, 2019 / Notices professionalism as demonstrated in previous related employment activities. Respondents may include the astronaut candidate’s previous employer(s)/directreporting manager, as well as coworkers and other references provided by the candidate. Meeting of Humanities Panel National Endowment for the Humanities; National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities. ACTION: Notice of meeting. Electronic and optionally by paper. III. Data Title: NASA Astronaut Candidate Selection (ASCAN) Qualifications Inquiry. OMB Number: 2700–0156. Type of Review: Renewal of Existing Information Collection. Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Annual Number of Activities: 2,000. Estimated Number of Respondents per Activity: 1. Annual Responses: 2,000. Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 669. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $50,905.00. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of NASA, including whether the information collected has practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NASA’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection. They will also become a matter of public record. Cheryl Parker, Federal Liaison Officer. The National Endowment for the Humanities will hold twenty-two meetings of the Humanities Panel, a federal advisory committee, during November 2019. The purpose of the meetings is for panel review, discussion, evaluation, and recommendation of applications for financial assistance under the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20506, unless otherwise indicated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Voyatzis, Committee Management Officer, 400 7th Street SW, Room 4060, Washington, DC 20506; (202) 606–8322; evoyatzis@neh.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings: SUMMARY: 1. DATE: November 1, 2019 This meeting will discuss applications on the topics of Arts and Culture, for the Media Projects: Development Grants, submitted to the Division of Public Programs. 2. DATE: November 4, 2019 This meeting will discuss applications on the topic of Cultural History, for the Media Projects: Production Grants, submitted to the Division of Public Programs. 3. DATE: November 6, 2019 This meeting will discuss applications on the topics of Music and Performing Arts, for the Humanities Collections and Reference Resources grant program, submitted to the Division of Preservation and Access. 4. DATE: November 7, 2019 [FR Doc. 2019–23027 Filed 10–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P 18:10 Oct 22, 2019 National Endowment for the Humanities AGENCY: II. Methods of Collection VerDate Sep<11>2014 NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Jkt 250001 This meeting will discuss applications on the topic of U.S. History (Political and Military), for the Humanities Collections and Reference Resources grant program, submitted to the Division of Preservation and Access. PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56845 5. DATE: November 12, 2019 This meeting will discuss applications on the topic of Art History, for the Public Humanities Projects: Exhibitions (Implementation) grant program, submitted to the Division of Public Programs. 6. DATE: November 14, 2019 This meeting will discuss applications on the topics of Asia, Africa, and Europe, for the Kluge Fellowships, submitted to the Division of Research Programs. 7. DATE: November 14, 2019 This meeting will discuss applications on the topic of History, for the Media Projects: Production Grants, submitted to the Division of Public Programs. 8. DATE: November 14, 2019 This meeting will discuss applications on the topic of U.S. History (African-American), for the Humanities Collections and Reference Resources grant program, submitted to the Division of Preservation and Access. 9. DATE: November 15, 2019 This meeting will discuss applications on for the Public Humanities Projects: Humanities Discussions Grants, submitted to the Division of Public Programs. 10. DATE: November 15, 2019 This meeting will discuss applications on the topic of the Americas, for the Kluge Fellowships, submitted to the Division of Research Programs. 11. DATE: November 18, 2019 This meeting will discuss applications on the topics of Arts and Culture, for the Public Humanities Projects: Exhibitions (Implementation) grant program, submitted to the Division of Public Programs. 12. DATE: November 18, 2019 This meeting will discuss applications for the Humanities Connections Implementation Grants, submitted to the Division of Education Programs. 13. DATE: November 19, 2019 This meeting will discuss applications for the Humanities Connections Implementation Grants, submitted to the Division of Education Programs. 14. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 205 (Wednesday, October 23, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 56844-56845]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-23027]


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NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[Notice: (19-071)]


Name of Information Collection: NASA Astronaut Candidate 
Selection (ASCAN) Qualifications Inquiry

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice of information collection--renewal of existing 
information collection.

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SUMMARY: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of 
its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, 
invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this 
opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information 
collections.

DATES: Comments are due by December 23, 2019.

ADDRESSES: All comments should be addressed to Claire Little, National 
Aeronautics and Space Administration, 300 E Street SW, Washington, DC 
20546-0001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions 
should be directed to Claire Little, NASA Clearance Officer, NASA 
Headquarters, 300 E Street SW, JF0000, Washington, DC 20546 or email 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This collection of information supports the National Aeronautics 
and Space Act of 1958, as amended, to create opportunities to improve 
processes associated with the evaluation and selection of individuals 
to participate in the NASA Astronaut Candidate Selection Program. The 
NASA Astronaut Selection Office (ASO) located at the Lyndon B. Johnson 
Space Center (JSC) in Houston, Texas is responsible for selecting 
astronauts for the various United States Space Exploration programs. In 
evaluating an applicant for the Astronaut Candidate Program, it is 
important that the ASO have the benefit of qualitative and quantitative 
information and recommendations from persons who have been directly 
associated with the applicant over the course of their career.
    This information will be used by the NASA ASO and Human Resources 
(HR) personnel, during the candidate selection process (approx. 2 year 
duration), to gain insight into the candidates' work ethic and

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professionalism as demonstrated in previous related employment 
activities. Respondents may include the astronaut candidate's previous 
employer(s)/direct-reporting manager, as well as co-workers and other 
references provided by the candidate.

II. Methods of Collection

    Electronic and optionally by paper.

III. Data

    Title: NASA Astronaut Candidate Selection (ASCAN) Qualifications 
Inquiry.
    OMB Number: 2700-0156.
    Type of Review: Renewal of Existing Information Collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals.
    Estimated Annual Number of Activities: 2,000.
    Estimated Number of Respondents per Activity: 1.
    Annual Responses: 2,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 669.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost: $50,905.00.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
NASA, including whether the information collected has practical 
utility; (2) the accuracy of NASA's estimate of the burden (including 
hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on respondents, including automated collection techniques 
or the use of other forms of information technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection. They will also become a matter of public record.

Cheryl Parker,
Federal Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-23027 Filed 10-22-19; 8:45 am]
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