Name of Information Collection: NASA Astronaut Candidate Selection (ASCAN) Qualifications Inquiry, 5047 [2020-01422]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 18 / Tuesday, January 28, 2020 / Notices NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [NOTICE: [20–004]] Name of Information Collection: NASA Astronaut Candidate Selection (ASCAN) Qualifications Inquiry II. Methods of Collection Electronic and optionally by paper. 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 February 27, 2020. ADDRESSES: All comments should be addressed to Claire Little, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 300 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20546–0001 or call 202–358–2375. 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: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:02 Jan 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 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. 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 Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–01422 Filed 1–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice: 20–005] Name of Information Collection: NASA Software Release Request System National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5047 Notice of information collection—new information collection. ACTION: 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 February 27, 2020. ADDRESSES: All comments should be addressed to Claire Little, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 300 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20546–0001 or call 202–358–2375. 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, 202–358–2375 or email claire.a.little@nasa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract NASA Software Release Request System (SRRS) is a workflow tool that allows Agency Software Release Authorities (SRAs) to easily develop and route software release documents, such as the Software Release Request Authorization (SRRA) and Section 508 Compliance Matrix in an automated fashion. SRAs have the added ability to perform parallel routing, including the use of time-based email reminders, tracking and reporting progress on the processing of the software release requests so they can effectively manage this process at their respective centers. Software owners/developers can submit the Software Release Requests or view their submitted Software Release Requests that may need their attention. II. Methods of Collection Web Based—only accessible via NASA’s internal network (e.g., on site or remotely via a NASA issued VPN). III. Data Title: NASA Software Release Request System. OMB Number: 2700–xxxx. Type of Review: New Information Collection. Affected Public: NASA Funded Contractors and Government Employees. Average Expected Annual Number of Activities: On average 126 software packages are released per year. Average Number of Respondents per Activity: At least one respondent will E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1

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NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[NOTICE: [20-004]]


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 February 27, 2020.

ADDRESSES: All comments should be addressed to Claire Little, National 
Aeronautics and Space Administration, 300 E Street SW, Washington, DC 
20546-0001 or call 202-358-2375.

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 
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 Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-01422 Filed 1-27-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 7510-13-P