National Aeronautics and Space Administration September 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-20773
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-28
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.
Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive Patent License
Document Number: 2017-20289
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-22
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) hereby gives notice of its intent to grant a partially exclusive patent license in the United States to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Patent Number 7,075,295 B2 titled ``Magnetic Field Response Sensor for Conductive Media,'' NASA Case Number LAR-16571-1; U.S. Patent Number 7,589,525 B2 titled ``Magnetic Field Response Sensor for Conductive Media,'' NASA Case Number LAR-16571-2; U.S. Patent No. 7,759,932 B2 titled ``Magnetic Field Response for Conductive Media,'' NASA Case Number LAR-16571-3; U.S. Patent No. 7,086,593 B2 titled ``Magnetic Field Response Measurement Acquisition System,'' NASA Case Number LAR-16908-1; U.S. Patent No. 7,047,807 B2 titled ``Flexible Framework for Capacitive Sensing,'' NASA Case No. LAR-16974-1; U.S. Patent No. 7,159,774 B2 titled ``Magnetic Field Response Measurement Acquisition System,'' NASA Case No. LAR-17280-1; U.S. Patent No. 8,430,327 B2 titled ``Wireless Sensing System Using Open-Circuit, Electrically-Conductive Spiral-Trace Sensor,'' NASA Case No. LAR-17294- 1; U.S. Patent No. 8,673,649 B2 titled ``Wireless Chemical Sensor and Sensing Method for Use Therewith,'' NASA Case No. LAR-17579-1; U.S. Patent No. 9,329,149 B2 titled ``Wireless Chemical Sensor and Sensing Method for Use Therewith,'' NASA Case No. LAR-17579-2; U.S. Patent No. 9,733,203 B2 titled ``Wireless Chemical Sensing Method,'' NASA Case No. LAR-17579-3; U.S. Patent No. 8,179,203 B2 titled ``Wireless Electrical Device using Open-Circuit Elements Having No Electrical Connections,'' NASA Case No. LAR-17711-1; U.S. Patent Application No. 14/193,861 titled ``Wireless Temperature Sensor Having No Electrical Connections and Sensing Method for Use Therewith,'' NASA Case No. LAR-17747-1-CON; U.S. Patent No. 9,329,153 B2 titled ``Method of Mapping Anomalies in Homogenous Material,'' NASA Case No. LAR-17848-1; U.S. Patent No. 8,636,407 B2 titled ``Wireless Temperature Sensor Having No Electrical Connections and Sensing Method for Use Therewith,'' NASA Case No. LAR- 18016-1; U.S. Patent Application No. 14/520,785 titled ``Multi-Layer Wireless Sensor Construct for Use at Electrically Conductive Material Surface,'' NASA Case No. LAR-18399-1; and U.S. Patent Application No. 14/520,863 titled ``Antenna for Far Field Transceiving,'' NASA Case No. LAR-18400-1, to T.L. Watson & Associates Inc., having its principal place of business in Alberta, Canada. The fields of use may be limited to emissions detection and quantification, gas and liquid flow rate measurement, compositional analysis, and quantification for hydrocarbons and other substances, including but not limited to H2S, CO2 and SO2, associated with the oil, gas and waste management industries at the well bore and/or below grade cavern, and associated above ground facilities for each; and/or similar fields of use thereto.
Information Collection; Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer
Document Number: 2017-20169
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-22
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) 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 payment by electronic funds transfer.
NASA Astrophysics Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2017-20045
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-20
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Astrophysics Advisory Committee. This Committee reports to the Director, Astrophysics Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters. 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.
NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel; Meeting
Document Number: 2017-19866
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-19
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a forthcoming meeting of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel.
NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Revised Voucher and Invoice Submission & Payment Process
Document Number: 2017-19542
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-09-18
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA is proposing to amend the NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (NFS) to implement revisions to the voucher and invoice submittal and payment process. These revisions are necessary in order for NASA to comply with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued Memorandum M-15-19, which directed federal agencies to transition to electronic invoicing for appropriate federal procurements by the end of fiscal year 2018.
NASA International Space Station Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2017-19626
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-15
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the NASA International Space Station (ISS) Advisory Committee. The purpose of the meeting is to review all aspects related to the safety and operational readiness of the ISS, and to assess the possibilities for using the ISS for future space exploration.
Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel; Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2017-19406
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-13
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to sections 14(b)(1) and 9(c) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), and after consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, U.S. General Services Administration, the NASA Acting Administrator has determined that renewal of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed on NASA by law. The renewed charter is for a two-year period ending on August 15, 2019.
International Space Station Advisory Committee; Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2017-19405
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-13
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to sections 14(b)(1) and 9(c) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and after consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, U.S. General Services Administration, the NASA Acting Administrator has determined that renewal of the International Space Station Advisory Committee is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed on NASA by law. The renewed charter is for a one-year period ending on September 30, 2018.
Information Collection; Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data
Document Number: 2017-19340
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-13
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Regulatory Secretariat Division 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 Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data.
Earth Science Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2017-19307
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-12
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Earth Science Advisory Committee (ESAC). 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.
NASA Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2017-18919
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-07
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA announces its annual invitation for public nominations for service on NASA Federal advisory committees. U.S. citizens may submit self-nominations for consideration as potential members of NASA's Federal advisory committees. NASA's Federal advisory committees have member vacancies from time to time throughout the year, and NASA will consider self-nominations to fill such intermittent vacancies. NASA is committed to selecting members to serve on its Federal advisory committees based on their individual expertise, knowledge, experience, and current/past contributions to the relevant subject area.
Submission for OMB Review; Request for Authorization of Additional Classification and Rate, Standard Form 1444
Document Number: 2017-18676
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-05
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Regulatory Secretariat Division 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 Request for Authorization of Additional Classification and Rate, Standard Form (SF) 1444. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 82 FR 20340 on May 1, 2017. No comments were received.