National Aeronautics and Space Administration April 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

NASA Advisory Council; Aeronautics Committee; Unmanned Aircraft Systems Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-10001
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-29
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 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Subcommittee 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Contractor Use of Interagency Fleet Management System Vehicles
Document Number: 2013-09446
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-23
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 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 contractor use of interagency fleet management system vehicles per the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 51.2 and clause 52.251-2.
National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-09224
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-19
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, and the President's 2004 U.S. Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Policy, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Commercial and Government Entity Code
Document Number: 2013-09143
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-04-18
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to require the use of Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) codes, including North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) CAGE (NCAGE) codes for foreign entities, for awards valued at greater than the micro-purchase threshold. The CAGE code is a five-character identification number used extensively within the Federal Government. The proposed rule will also require offerors, if owned or controlled by another business entity, to identify that entity during System for Award Management (SAM) registration.
NASA FAR Supplement Regulatory Review No. 1
Document Number: 2013-06441
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-04-18
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA is updating the NASA FAR Supplement (NFS) with the goal of eliminating unnecessary regulation, streamlining overly burdensome regulation, clarifying language, and simplifying processes where possible. This proposed rule is the first in a series and includes updates and revisions to five NFS parts. On January 18, 2011, President Obama signed Executive Order 13563, Improving Regulations and Regulatory Review, directing agencies to develop a plan for a retrospective analysis of existing regulations. The revisions to this rule are part of NASA's retrospective plan under EO 13563 completed in August 2011.
NASA Advisory Council; Audit, Finance and Analysis Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-08480
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-11
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is an amended version of NASA's earlier Federal Register Notice [13-043] published on April 5, 2013 [page 20696]. The dates and agenda for the meeting of the Audit, Finance and Analysis Committee of the NASA Advisory Council have been revised. The revised date and agenda are provided below. 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 Audit, Finance and Analysis Committee of the NASA Advisory Council.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Planetary Protection Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-08360
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
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 Protection 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; Audit, Finance and Analysis Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-07996
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-05
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 Audit, Finance and Analysis Committee of the NASA Advisory Council.
NASA Advisory Council; Human Exploration and Operations Committee; Research Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-07995
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-05
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-462, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Research Subcommittee of the Human Exploration and Operations Committee (HEOC) of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the HEOC. The meeting will be held for the purpose of organizing the activities of the Subcommittee and fact-finding with respect to the research activities within the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate.
Boards and Committees
Document Number: 2013-07962
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-04-05
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This direct final rule makes nonsubstantive changes to correct and remove citations referenced in NASA's Contract Adjustment Board rule. The revision to this rule is part of NASA's retrospective plan under Executive Order (EO) 13563 completed in August 2011. NASA's full plan and updates can be accessed on the Agency's open Government Web site at http://www.nasa.gov/open/.
NASA Advisory Council; Technology and Innovation Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-07780
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-04
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Technology and Innovation Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). The meeting will be held for the purpose of reviewing status of the Space Technology Mission Directorate programs; status of activities within the Office of the Chief Technologist with an emphasis on the discussing the Agency's basic research and engineering sciences efforts; update on the Solar Sail project; status of the NASA Robotics Technologies project and NASA's work with the National Robotics Initiative; and an annual ethics briefing.
NASA Advisory Council; Human Exploration and Operations Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-07779
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-04
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-462, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Human Exploration and Operations Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to 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; Science Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-07778
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-04
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-462, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Science Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to 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; Science Committee; Heliophysics Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-07777
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-04
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 (HPS) 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; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-07776
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-04
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).
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Astrophysics Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-07775
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-04
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.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2013-07615
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(e) 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 practice the invention described and claimed in U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 13/800,692 entitled Interconnect Device and Assemblies Made Therewith, to Topline Corporation, having its principal place of business in Irvine, CA. The patent rights in these inventions as applicable 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.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 2013-07611
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Patent applications on the inventions listed below assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, have been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and are available for licensing.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 2013-07610
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Patent applications on the inventions listed below assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, have been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and are available for licensing.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 2013-07609
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Patent applications on the inventions listed below assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, have been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and are available for licensing.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 2013-07608
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Patent applications on the inventions listed below assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, have been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and are available for licensing.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 2013-07607
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Patent applications on the inventions listed below assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, have been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and are available for licensing.
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: 2013-07590
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Each Federal agency is required by the Privacy Act of 1974 to publish a description of a system of records containing personal information it establishes and maintains. This notice provides notification that NASA has established an internal system pertaining to its Guest Operations that maintains a listing of individuals invited to view one of NASA's satellite launches, Expendable Launch Vehicle (ELV) launches, or other significant events.
Submission for OMB Review; Prompt Payment
Document Number: 2013-07589
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
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 will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension to a previously approved information collection requirement concerning prompt payment. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 78 FR 5450, on January 25, 2013. No comments were received.
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: 2013-07581
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Each Federal agency is required by the Privacy Act of 1974 to publish a description of a system of records containing personal information it establishes and maintains. This notice provides notification that NASA has established an internal system of records pertaining to carpool, parking, and other aspects of employee transit and transit benefits.
Centennial Challenges: 2014 Night Rover Challenge
Document Number: 2013-07552
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is issued in accordance with 51 U.S.C. 20144(c). The 2014 Night Rover 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 2014 Night Rover Challenge is a prize competition designed to encourage development of new energy storage technologies or application of existing storage technologies in unique ways for application in extreme space environments. Competitors will need to demonstrate high energy density storage systems (>330w-hr/kg) that would enable a rover to operate throughout lunar darkness cycles. Cleantech Open of Palo Alto, California administers the Challenge for NASA. NASA is providing the $1,500,000 prize purse.