National Aeronautics and Space Administration August 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Tribal Consultation; Justification and Approval of Sole-Source 8(a) Contracts
Document Number: 2010-21743
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-08-31
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council (FAR Council) will hold tribal consultation and outreach meetings to discuss rulemaking associated with section 811 of the National Defense Authorization Act
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Heliophysics Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 2010-21692
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-31
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, 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: 2010-21690
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-31
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 (Public Law 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
NASA Advisory Council; Commercial Space Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2010-21689
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-31
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the Commercial Space Committee of the NASA Advisory Council.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-21687
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-31
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)).
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-21683
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-31
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; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-45; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2010-21044
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document is issued under the joint authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services and the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This Small Entity Compliance Guide has been prepared in accordance with section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996. It consists of a summary of rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-45 which amend the FAR. Interested parties may obtain further information regarding these rules by referring to FAC 2005-45, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Recovery Act)-Buy American Requirements for Construction Material
Document Number: 2010-21027
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-30
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) have adopted as final, with changes, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) with respect to the ``Buy AmericanRecovery Act'' provision, section 1605 in Division A.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Definition of Cost or Pricing Data
Document Number: 2010-21026
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-30
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) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to clarify the distinction between ``certified cost or pricing data'' and ``data other than certified cost or pricing data'', and to clarify requirements for submission of cost or pricing data.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Inflation Adjustment of Acquisition-Related Thresholds
Document Number: 2010-21025
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-30
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) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 807 of the Ronald W. Reagan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005. Section 807 requires an adjustment every 5 years of acquisition-related thresholds for inflation using the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all urban consumers, except for Davis-Bacon Act, Service Contract Act, and trade agreements thresholds. The Councils have also used the same methodology to adjust nonstatutory FAR acquisition-related thresholds in 2010.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-45; Introduction
Document Number: 2010-21024
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-45. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC. The FAC, including the SECG, is available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-21321
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-27
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)).
NASA Advisory Council; Exploration Committee
Document Number: 2010-21054
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-25
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the Exploration Committee of the NASA Advisory Council.
National Environmental Policy Act; NASA Glenn Research Center Plum Brook Station Wind Farm Project
Document Number: 2010-21052
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-25
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA intends to conduct scoping and prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the NASA GRC Plum Brook Station Wind Farm Project located near Sandusky, Ohio, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321, et seq.), the CEQ Regulations for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of NEPA (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508), Executive Order 13423, ``Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management'', and NASA policy and procedures (14 CFR part 1216 Subpart 1216.3). The purpose of scoping is for NASA to obtain public comments on construction and operation of the wind farm.
Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive License
Document Number: 2010-20822
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-23
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 a partially exclusive license in the United States to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Patent Application No. 09/ 056,363 and U.S. Patent No. 6,730,498 entitled ``Production of Functional Proteins: Balance of Shear Stress and Gravity'' to Regenetech, Inc., having its principal place of business in Houston, Texas. The fields of use may be limited to production of biomolecules and growth factors for use in topical applications for cosmetics, topical treatment of burns, scars, stretch marks, acne and joint pain. 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 partially exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.
NASA Advisory Council; Space Operations Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2010-20821
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-23
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC) Space Operations Committee.
NASA International Space Station Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2010-20761
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-23
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces an open meeting of the NASA International Space Station Advisory Committee. The purpose of the meeting is to assess NASA and Roscosmos continuing plans to support a six-person crew aboard the International Space Station, including transportation, crew rotation, training, and micro meteoroid and orbital debris shielding.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Astrophysics Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 2010-20335
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-18
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, 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; Unique Procurement Instrument Identifiers (PIID)
Document Number: 2010-20282
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-08-17
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 standardize use of Unique Procurement Instrument Identifiers (PIID) throughout the Government. This case defines the requirement for agency unique procurement instrument identifiers and extends the requirement for using PIIDs to all solicitations, contracts, and related procurement instruments across the Federal Government.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Planetary Science Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 2010-20224
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-17
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, 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.
NASA Advisory Council; Aeronautics Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2010-20221
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-17
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the Aeronautics Committee of the NASA Advisory Council. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting from the aeronautics community and other persons research and technical information relevant to program planning.
Centennial Challenges 2010 Strong Tether Challenge
Document Number: 2010-19320
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-05
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is issued in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 2451 (314)(d). The 2010 Strong Tether Challenge is scheduled and teams that wish to compete may register. Centennial Challenges is a program of prize competitions to stimulate innovation in technologies of interest and value to NASA and the nation. The 2010 Strong Tether Challenge is a prize competition designed to encourage development of very strong, lightweight material for use in a multitude of structural applications. The Spaceward Foundation administers the Challenge for NASA. NASA is providing the prize purse.
Opportunity To Comment on Proposed and/or Continuing Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-18937
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-03
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)).