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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).




The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).


All comments should be submitted within 60 calendar days from the date of this publication.


All comments should be addressed to Lori Parker, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC 20546-0001.

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Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Lori Parker, NASA PRA Officer, NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street, SW., JF0000, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-1351,

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I. Abstract

This information collection is an application form to be considered for a summer internship. Students are required to submit an application package consisting of an application form, a personal essay describing career goals, a parent/guardian permission form for parents to sign approving the child's participation, and a teacher recommendation.

II. Method of Collection

NASA will utilize a Web-base application form with instructions and other application materials also on-line. However, once the application form and other application materials are down loaded and filled out, the package is mailed in to NASA.

III. Data

Title: INSPIRE (Interdisciplinary National Science Program Incorporating Research and Education Experience) Application.

OMB Number: 2700-0133.

Type of Review: New Collection.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 2000.

Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4000.

Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0.

IV. Request for Comments

Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of NASA, including whether the information collected has practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NASA's estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology.

Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection. They will also become a matter of public record.

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Lori Parker,

Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2010-21683 Filed 8-30-10; 8:45 am]