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Author: Jeannette Franzel
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: audit, coverage, nasa, improve, needed, general, actions, inspectors
Number of Pages: 77
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437913016
ISBN-13: 9781437913019

The auditor was asked to review the NASA Office of Inspector General (OIG) and provide information on: (1) the audit and investigative coverage of NASA; (2) the NASA OIG's audit and investigative accomplishments; (3) the NASA OIG's budget and staffing levels, including staff attrition rates; and (4) the results of external reviews of the NASA OIG. The auditor obtained information from NASA OIG reports, interviews, and documentation. Includes recommendations. Illustrations.
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nasa, business, doing
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 1993-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788101285
ISBN-13: 9780788101281

Designed to promote a better understanding of NASA's interests & the process of doing business with NASA. Covers: the procurement process, marketing your capabilities, special assistance programs, NASA field installations, sources of additional help, & more. Color photos.
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Author: Frank Degnan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: cooperation, remains, largely, unfulfilled, dod, nasa, testing, promise, closer, aerospace
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788180819
ISBN-13: 9780788180811

Reviews the cooperation between NASA & DoD since May 1996 to develop a national perspective on aerospace test facilities. Determines (1) the extent to which NASA/DoD working groups ( alliancesÓ) on major test facilities have been operating on a regular basis, (2) NASA's & DoD's actions in response to a future need to test an engine for new Air Force rockets, (3) whether NASA & DoD prepared a congressionally required joint plan on rocket propulsion test facilities, & (4) whether NASA & DoD are implementing a DoD assessment team's recommendation in March 1997 to jointly manage with NASA certain
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Author: Gregory D. Kutz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: payers, tax, millions, commercial, airlines, cost, annually, travel, passenger, aircraft, services, nasa
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 2006-03-01
ISBN-10: 1422304175
ISBN-13: 9781422304174

Since its creation, NASA has operated passenger aircraft services. While the majority of NASA air travel is on commercial airlines, NASA employees took at least 1,188 flights using NASA passenger aircraft services during FY 2003 & 2004. These operations have been questioned in several prior audit reports. The GAO was asked to perform a series of audits of NASA's controls to prevent fraud, waste, & abuse of taxpayer money. This audit assesses: the relative cost of NASA passenger aircraft services in comparison with commercial costs; whether NASA aircraft services were retained & operated in acc
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Author: Cristina T. Chaplain
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nasa, term, appointments, regarding, questions, workforce, responses
Number of Pages: 12
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437914152
ISBN-13: 9781437914153

NASA uses term appointments (TA) for civil servant positions. Congress expanded NASA's ability to use TA to fill civil service positions in 2004. NASA sought this flexibility to ensure that it could hire and retain the workforce it desired. This report responds to questions regarding NASA's use of TA: 1. What policies and procedures are in place to protect the independence of scientists and engineers hired under TA authority? 2. What are the rates of conversion from term to career or career conditional appointments? 3. What policies and procedures are in place for TA to challenge NASA decision
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Author: Cristina T. Chaplain
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nasa, testimony, congressional, implementing, issues, authorization
Number of Pages: 16
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437943721
ISBN-13: 9781437943726

NASA projects drive critical innovation in and understanding of space, but most cost more and take longer to develop than planned. Today's fiscal environment highlights why that pattern is unsustainable, now more than ever. The NASA Authorization Act of 2010 challenged NASA to develop new technologies for space exploration. This testimony discusses: (1) how the Continuing Appropriations Act of 2011 continues the restrictions in the fiscal year 2010 Appropriations Act, and how they relate to the recently enacted NASA Authorization Act of 2010; and (2) steps NASA should take to increase the like
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nasa, selling
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 1994-01-01
ISBN-10: 078810358X
ISBN-13: 9780788103582

Designed to promote a better understanding of NASAąs interests and the process of doing business with NASA. Covers: the procurement process, marketing your capabilities, special assistance programs, NASA field installations, sources of additional help, and more. Color photos.
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