National Aeronautics and Space Administration September 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: E9-23497
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-30
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is issuing public notice of its proposal to modify its existing system of records NASA 10EEOR, ``Equal Opportunity Records.'' System modifications are set forth below under the caption SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Centennial Challenges 2009 Astronaut Glove Challenge
Document Number: E9-23490
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-30
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is issued in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 2459f-1 (d). The 2009 Astronaut Glove Challenge is now scheduled, and teams that wish to compete may now register. The NASA Centennial Challenges Program is a program of prize contests to stimulate innovation and competition in technologies of interest and value to NASA and the nation. The 2009 Astronaut Glove Challenge is a prize contest designed to promote the development of glove materials and joint technology, resulting in a highly dexterous and flexible glove that can be used by astronauts over long periods of time for space or planetary surface excursions.
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: E9-23487
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-30
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is issuing public notice of its proposal to modify its previously noticed system of records: This notice publishes updates of those systems of records as set forth below under the caption SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Conforming Late Offer Treatment
Document Number: E9-23475
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-29
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: E9-23371
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-28
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is issuing public notice of its proposal to modify its existing system of records, NASA 10HIMS ``Health Information Management.'' System modifications are set forth below under the caption SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Earth Science Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-23340
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-28
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Earth Science Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The Meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting from the scientific community and other persons scientific and technical information relevant to program planning.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2009-009, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Recovery Act)- Reporting Requirements
Document Number: E9-23329
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-25
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (the Councils) are issuing this notice to provide information to Federal contractors who have contracts funded, in whole or in part, by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (``Recovery Act''), and include the FAR clause 52.204-11. This notice is being provided to offer assistance to Federal contractors in understanding the FederalReporting.gov centralized reporting tool.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Planetary Science Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-23176
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-25
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Planetary Science Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The Meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting from the scientific community and other persons scientific and technical information relevant to program planning.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Pollution Prevention and Right-to-Know Information
Document Number: E9-23091
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-24
Agency: Department of Defense, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions, General Services Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning pollution prevention and right-to-know information. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 32163 on July 7, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Make-or-Buy Program
Document Number: E9-23090
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-24
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Make-or-Buy Program. Requests for public comments were published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 32164, July 7, 2007. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Value Engineering Requirements
Document Number: E9-23089
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-24
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning value engineering requirements. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 32166, on July 7, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests
Document Number: E9-23088
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-24
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning extraordinary contractual action requests. A request for public comments was published at 74 FR 32165, July 7, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses
Document Number: E9-23053
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-23
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: E9-22849
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-23
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, NASA is giving notice that it proposes to retire the following Privacy Act system of records notice, Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Training Certification System (YC-04)/KSC 76STCS (October 1, 2007, 72 FR 55832) from its inventory of record systems and rely upon the Government-wide system of records notice issued by the Office of Personnel Management, OPM/Govt-1 General Personnel Records (June 19, 2006, 71 FR 35342), which is written to cover all Federal government training and certification records.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: E9-22847
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-23
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c)(1) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive license worldwide to practice the invention described and claimed in U.S. patent 5,393,634, entitled ``Continuous Phase and Amplitude Holographic Elements'' to Snapshot Spectra, having its principal place of business in Pasadena, California. The patent rights in this invention have been assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The prospective exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Astrophysics Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-22364
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-17
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Astrophysics Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The Meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting from the scientific community and other persons scientific and technical information relevant to program planning.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Bid Guarantees, Performance and Payment Bonds, and Alternative Payment Protections
Document Number: E9-22067
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning bid guarantees, performance and payment bonds, and alternative payment protections. A request for public comments was published at 74 FR 27024, June 5, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Quality Assurance Requirements
Document Number: E9-22063
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning quality assurance requirements. A request for public comments was published at 74 FR 32166 on July 7, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Hubzone Program
Document Number: E9-22060
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a new information collection requirement regarding HUBZone Program revisions.
Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive License
Document Number: E9-21666
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c)(1) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant a worldwide partially exclusive license to practice the inventions described and claimed in NASA Case Numbers LAR-16571-2 entitled ``Magnetic Field Response Sensor for Conductive Media,'' U.S. Patent Application Number 11/421,886; LAR-16571-3 entitled ``Magnetic Field Response Sensor for Conductive Media,'' U.S. Patent Application Number 12/533,520; LAR-16974-1 entitled ``Flexible Framework for Capacitive Sensing,'' U.S. Patent Number 7,047,807 B2; LAR-17116-1 entitled ``System and Method for Wirelessly Determining Fluid Volume,'' U.S. Patent Number 7,506,541 B2; LAR-17155-1 entitled ``Wireless Fluid Level Measuring System,'' U.S. Patent Number 7,255,004 B2; LAR-17294-1 entitled ``Wireless Sensing System Using Open-Circuit, Electrically- Conductive Spiral-Trace Sensor,'' U.S. Patent Application Number 11/ 671,089; LAR-17480-1 entitled ``Method of Calibrating a Fluid-Level Measurement System,'' U.S. Patent Application Number 11/930,222; LAR- 17480-1-PCT entitled ``Method of Calibrating a Fluid-Level Measurement System,'' PCT Patent Application Number PCT/US08/58332; LAR-17488-1 entitled ``Wireless Sensing System for Non-Invasive Monitoring of Attributes of Contents in a Container,'' U.S. Patent Application Number 12/015,626; and LAR-17488-1-PCT entitled ``Wireless Sensing System for Non-Invasive Monitoring of Attributes of Contents in a Container,'' PCT Patent Application Number PCT/US08/51258 to Kelvin International Corporation having its principal place of business in Newport News, Virginia. The field of use may be limited to cryogenic liquid product applications including flow, level, and fluid measurement applications. The patent rights have been assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The prospective partially exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Heliophysics Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-21271
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-03
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Heliophysics Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The Meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting from the scientific community and other persons scientific and technical information relevant to program planning.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: E9-21270
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-03
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
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, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-027, Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System
Document Number: E9-21174
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-03
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement Section 872 of the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009. Section 872 requires the General Services Administration to establish and maintain a data system containing specific information on the integrity and performance of covered Federal agency contractors and grantees. Section 872 also requires awarding officials to review the data system and consider other past performance information when making any past performance evaluation or responsibility determination.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-016, Termination for Default Reporting
Document Number: E9-21176
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-02
Agency: Department of Defense, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions, General Services Administration
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to establish procedures for contracting officers to provide contractor information into the Past Performance Information System (PPIRS). This case sets forth requirements for reporting defective cost or pricing data and terminations for cause or default. Evaluation of past performance information, especially terminations, manages risks associated with timely, effective and cost efficient completion of contracts, a key objective of the President's March 4, 2009, Memorandum on Government Contracting.