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Agency Information Collection Activity Seeking OMB Approval

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AGENCY:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) revision of a current information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on November 13, 2009, vol. 74, no. 218, page 58676-58677. 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 May 21, 2010.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Carla Mauney 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 a currently approved collection.

OMB Control Number: 2120-0722.

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

Affected Public: An estimated 10 respondents.

Frequency: This 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 Start Printed Page 20875suborbital rockets to authorize launches for the purpose of research and development, crew training and showing compliance with the regulations.

ADDRESSES:

Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/FAA, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov, or faxed to (202) 395-6974, or mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503.

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 be 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 April 14, 2010.

Carla Mauney,

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

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[FR Doc. 2010-9173 Filed 4-20-10; 8:45 am]

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