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[FR Doc. 2020–02184 Filed 2–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice: (20–009)] Notice of Release of the 2020 NASA Technology Taxonomy National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of release of the 2020 NASA Technology Taxonomy. AGENCY: NASA has officially released the 2020 NASA Technology Taxonomy via the NASA Office of the Chief Technologist website. The Technology Taxonomy provides a structure for articulating the technology development disciplines needed to enable future NASA missions. This update to the previous structure uses a technology SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 discipline-based approach that aligns like-technologies independent of their application within the NASA mission portfolio. The Taxonomy serves as a common technology communication tool across the Agency and with its partners in other government agencies, academia, industry, and around the world. To obtain additional information on the 2020 NASA Technology Taxonomy, including downloading a copy of this document, please visit: https:// www.nasa.gov/offices/oct/taxonomy. For general information on the NASA Office of the Chief Technologist please visit: https://www.nasa.gov/offices/oct. Requests for additional information should be directed to Al Conde, Strategic Integration Lead, Office of the Chief Technologist, NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20546, at 202–358– 1068, Al.Conde-1@nasa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Summary In 2010, NASA developed the initial draft edition of the Agency’s Technology Area Breakdown Structure (TABS) as part of its original Space Technology Roadmaps. TABS served as a valuable tool across the Agency and among NASA’s partners in industry, academia, and international space agencies to describe the areas where NASA had conducted technology development activities. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 24 (Wednesday, February 5, 2020)]
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NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[Notice: (20-009)]


Notice of Release of the 2020 NASA Technology Taxonomy

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice of release of the 2020 NASA Technology Taxonomy.

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SUMMARY: NASA has officially released the 2020 NASA Technology Taxonomy 
via the NASA Office of the Chief Technologist website. The Technology 
Taxonomy provides a structure for articulating the technology 
development disciplines needed to enable future NASA missions. This 
update to the previous structure uses a technology discipline-based 
approach that aligns like-technologies independent of their application 
within the NASA mission portfolio. The Taxonomy serves as a common 
technology communication tool across the Agency and with its partners 
in other government agencies, academia, industry, and around the world.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To obtain additional information on 
the 2020 NASA Technology Taxonomy, including downloading a copy of this 
document, please visit: https://www.nasa.gov/offices/oct/taxonomy.
    For general information on the NASA Office of the Chief 
Technologist please visit: https://www.nasa.gov/offices/oct.
    Requests for additional information should be directed to Al Conde, 
Strategic Integration Lead, Office of the Chief Technologist, NASA 
Headquarters, 300 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20546, at 202-358-1068, 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Summary

    In 2010, NASA developed the initial draft edition of the Agency's 
Technology Area Breakdown Structure (TABS) as part of its original 
Space Technology Roadmaps. TABS served as a valuable tool across the 
Agency and among NASA's partners in industry, academia, and 
international space agencies to describe the areas where NASA had 
conducted technology development activities. Following the release of 
the final initial version in 2012, the Agency released a second update 
to TABS in 2015 that, among other updates, expanded its scope to also 
include NASA's aeronautics technology areas.
    In continuation of this evolution, NASA's Office of the Chief 
Technologist has led the development of the 2020 update that builds 
upon the lessons learned from past editions. The updated 2020 NASA 
Technology Taxonomy, or ``technology dictionary,'' uses a technology 
discipline-based approach that realigns like-technologies independent 
of their application within the NASA mission portfolio. The 2020 NASA 
Technology Taxonomy is designed to serve as a common technology 
discipline based communication tool across the Agency and with its 
partners in other government agencies, academia, industry, and around 
the world.
    The full breadth of NASA's technology development activities is 
vast, with ever increasing technical goals. As NASA moves out on the 
Artemis missions and the critical

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technology research and development work needed to return Americans to 
the moon, a common language is more important than ever. The Taxonomy 
provides a structure for articulating NASA's technology portfolio and 
will be key to NASA's ability to manage and communicate its technology 
development efforts for years to come.
    To see the Taxonomy in its entirety please visit: https://www.nasa.gov/offices/oct/home/taxonomy and https://techport.nasa.gov/view/taxonomy.

Cheryl Parker,
Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-02228 Filed 2-4-20; 8:45 am]
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