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

NASA Mentor-Protégé Program
Document Number: E9-12487
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-29
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule amends the NASA FAR Supplement (NFS) to update the procedures for NASA's Mentor-Prot[eacute]g[eacute] program. The changes will streamline the program; align the mentoring to technical skills; expand the program to Veteran-owned, HUBZone, and NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II small businesses; and include award fee incentives.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Qualification Requirements
Document Number: E9-12476
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-29
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, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR) will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to reinstate a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Qualification Requirements.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Integrity of Unit Prices
Document Number: E9-12364
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-28
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, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR) will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to reinstate a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Integrity of Unit Prices.
Notice of Centennial Challenges-2009 Power Beaming Challenge
Document Number: E9-12315
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-28
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is issued in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 2459f-1(d). This is an update to a previous notice (09-12) on the 2009 Power Beaming and Tether Challenges. The 2009 Power Beaming Challenge is now scheduled and teams that wish to compete may register. A notice on the Tether Challenge will be issued at a later time. The NASA Centennial Challenges is a program of prize contests to stimulate innovation and competition in technologies of interest and value to NASA and the nation. The 2009 Power Beaming Challenge is a prize competition designed to promote the development of new power transmission technologies with applications in energy systems, transportation and emergency operations. Significant improvements in power beaming could contribute to revolutionary advances in space transportation as well as other areas.
Notice of Centennial Challenges-2009 Lunar Lander Challenge
Document Number: E9-11921
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-27
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is issued in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 2451(314)(d). The 2009 Lunar Lander Challenge is now scheduled and teams that wish to compete may soon register (see contact information below). The NASA Centennial Challenges is a program of prize contests to stimulate innovation and competition in technologies of interest and value to NASA and the nation. The Lunar Lander Challenge is a prize competition designed to accelerate technology developments in reusable rocket-powered vehicles including vehicles capable of ferrying cargo or humans between lunar orbit and the lunar surface as well as future Earth launch vehicles or other rocket-powered vehicles. The Lunar Lander Challenge is administered for NASA by the X Prize Foundation. The prize purse is funded by NASA.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Astrophysics Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-12133
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-26
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; Information Collection; Accident Prevention Plans and Recordkeeping
Document Number: E9-12071
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-26
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), Regulatory 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 Accident Prevention Plans and Recordkeeping.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: E9-11923
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-21
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 2008-023, Clarification of Criteria for Sole Source Awards to Service-disabled Veteran-owned Small Business Concerns
Document Number: E9-11648
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-19
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 clarify the criteria that need to be met in order to conduct a sole source Service-disabled Veteran- owned Small Business (SDVOSB) concern acquisition.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Transportation Requirements
Document Number: E9-11581
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-19
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 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Regulatory 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 Transportation Requirements. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 75402, December 11, 2008. No comments were received.
Notice of Establishment of a NASA Advisory Committee, Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App.
Document Number: E9-11412
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-15
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Incentive Contracts
Document Number: E9-11316
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-15
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), the Regulatory 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 Incentive Contracts. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 74712, on December 9, 2008. No public comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAC 2005-32, Technical Amendments
Document Number: E9-11039
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document makes amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-32, published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 14622-14652, on March 31, 2009, in order to make editorial and correcting changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Freight Classification Description
Document Number: E9-10974
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-11
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), Regulatory Secretariat (VPR) 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 Freight Classification Description. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 74711, on December 9, 2008. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary; whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Evaluation of Export Offers
Document Number: E9-10948
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-11
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), Regulatory Secretariat (VPR) 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 Evaluation of Export Offers. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 76003, December 15, 2008. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary; whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: E9-10498
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-06
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 in the United States to Ocean Tomo Federal Services, having its principal place of business in Bethesda MD, to promote the utilization by the public of the inventions described and claimed in the following U.S. Patents by, inter alia, engaging in marketing activities: ``Microresonator and associated method for producing and controlling photonic signals with a photonic bandgap delay apparatus'', U.S. Patent No. 6,028,693; ``Fabrication of fiber optic grating apparatus and method'', U.S. Patent No. 6,873,762; ``Video guidance sensor system with laser rangefinder'', U.S. Patent No. 6,658,329; ``Video image tracking engine'', U.S. Patent No. 6,778,180; ``Video guidance sensor system with integrated rangefinding'', U.S. Patent No. 7,006,203; ``Synchronized docking system'', U.S. Patent No. 6,254,035; ``Synchronized autonomous docking system'', U.S. Patent No. 6,227,495; ``Control method for video guidance sensor system'', U.S. Patent No. 6,888,476; ``Fiber coupled laser diodes with even illumination pattern'', U.S. Patent No. 7,174,077; ``Video sensor with range measurement capability'', U.S. Patent No. 7,375,801.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-015, Payments Under Fixed-Price Architecture and Engineering Contracts
Document Number: E9-10351
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-05
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council (CAAC) and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (DARC) propose to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to revise the withholding-of-payment requirements under FAR clause 52.232-10, Payments Under Fixed-Price Architect-Engineer Contracts.