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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameAerospace Safety Advisory PanelAgency NameNational Aeronautics and Space Administration
Fiscal Year2019Committee Number136
Original Establishment Date8/21/1967Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttp://oiir.hq.nasa.gov/asap/index.html
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*Nine
Current Charter Date8/15/2017Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Designated Federal Officer/Executive Director
Date Of Renewal Charter8/15/2019Designated Federal Officer PrefixMs.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Carol
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameJ.
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Hamilton
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*NASA Authorization Act of 1968, Section 6, as amended (P.L. 90-67). Reauthorized on 12/18/10 (P.L. 111-314)Designated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 358-1857
Effective Date Of Authority*8/21/1967Designated Federal Officer Fax*(202) 358-3099
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*carol.j.hamilton@nasa.gov
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Scientific Technical Program Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Panel holds four (4) quarterly meetings each year involving all Panel members, as well as other fact-finding meetings involving one or more members in attendance. The meetings involve numerous technical safety-related briefings in preparation for the Panel's Annual Report to the NASA Administrator and Congress, as mandated by statute. Recommendations developed are related to safety in the areas of program safety, human rating requirements, operational risk management, safety culture, and external communications.
How is membership balanced?*The statutory number of members is a maximum of nine (9). Members of the Panel and its consultants are selected for their expertise in safety & reliability, materials & structures, avionics, software, human factors, space medicine & radiation, systems engineering & integration, space operations, space vehicles, rocket & air-breathing propulsion, aeronautics, aircraft operations & safety, and program management.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Panel conducts four (4) quarterly meetings and other fact-finding meetings each year, to analyze the results of the Panel’s investigations, formulate findings and recommendations, and present these findings and recommendations to the NASA Administrator and Congress. The findings and recommendations are documented in the Panel's Annual Report, which is provided to the NASA Administrator and the Congress.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Panel is unique to the NASA advisory committee structure; since the Panel was established in 1967, it has a firmly established continuity and corporate memory that does not exist anywhere else in the Agency. The Panel is comprised of senior safety experts from outside the Agency with unique expertise, experience and insight into aerospace safety issues.
Why close or partially close meetings?There were no closed meetings during the past year and there are no future closed meetings anticipated at this time.
Recommendation RemarksThe ASAP Charter was renewed by the NASA Administrator on August 15, 2017, for another two-year period.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNA
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNANumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review CommentNA
Number Of Recommendations*175Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel advises the U.S. Congress and NASA Administrator on issues that have the most significant potential to directly or indirectly impact the safety of NASA astronauts, personnel and contractors, and programs and missions.CY2003 = 14, CY2004 = 8, CY2005 = 8, CY2006 = 10, CY2007 = 19, CY2008 = 26, CY2009 = 26, CY2010 = 22, CY2011 = 13, CY2012 = 11, CY2013 = 3, CY2014 = 9, CY2015 = 2, CY2016 = 1, CY2017 = 2Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*90.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNAAccess GSA FACA WebsiteNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented*10.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNAAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback CommentA letter with a formal response to the ASAP Panel Chair from the NASA Administrator.Narrative Description*The Panel meets on a quarterly basis to review NASA safety practices at the various NASA Centers and significant topics which affect safety.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members* Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Members* Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Staff* Estimated Payments to Federal Staff* 
Payments to Consultants* Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff* Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Consultants* Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY* 
Other Costs Est. Other Costs Next FY* 
Total Costs$0.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)* Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY* 
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MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

  
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-033028Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2018
 COM-001727Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2017
 COM-002359Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2016
 COM-004199Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2015
 COM-004695Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2014
 COM-005905Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2013
 COM-006473Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2012
 COM-008435Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2011
 COM-008972Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2010
 COM-010434Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2009
 COM-010628Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2008
 COM-012318Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2007
 COM-012738Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2006
 COM-014151Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2005
 COM-014648Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2004
 COM-016118Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2003
 COM-016655Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2002
 COM-018115Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2001
 COM-018240Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel2000
 COM-020017Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel1999
 COM-020216Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel1998
 COM-021951Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel1997