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Notice of Intent To Request Revision From the Office of Management and Budget of a Currently Approved Information Collection Activity, Request for Comments; Experimental Permits for Reusable Suborbital Rockets

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Notice and request for comments.

SUMMARY:

The FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve a current information collection. This rulemaking established requirements for the FAA's authority to issue Experimental Permits for reusable suborbital rockets to authorize launches for the purpose of research and development, crew training and showing compliance with the regulations.

DATES:

Please submit comments by January 12, 2010.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Carla Mauney on (202) 267-9895, or by e-mail at: Carla.Mauney@faa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Title: Experimental Permits for Reusable Suborbital Rockets.

Type of Request: Extension without change of an approved collection.

OMB Control Number: 2120-0722.

Form(s): There are no FAA forms associated with this collection.

Affected Public: A total of 10 Respondents.

Frequency: The information is collected on occasion.

Estimated Average Burden per Response: Approximately 18.6 hours per response.

Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 2,567 hours annually.

Abstract: The FAA has imposed requirements for obtaining an Experimental Permit as required by the Commercial Space Launch Amendments Act of 2004. This rulemaking established requirements for the FAA's new authority to issue Experimental Permits for reusable suborbital rockets to authorize launches for the purpose of research and development, crew training and showing compliance with the regulations.

ADDRESSES:

Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Carla Mauney, Room 712, Federal Aviation Start Printed Page 58677Administration, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES-200, 800 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20591.

Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department's estimates of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to he collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on November 5, 2009.

Carla Mauney,

FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES-200.

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[FR Doc. E9-27272 Filed 11-12-09; 8:45 am]

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