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NASA Notice of Information Collection, NASA HQ

"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. ...

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."

Keith's note: In case you have been thinking that NASA might be wasting everyone's time with all of their paperwork, consider this NASA "Notice of Information Collection" which seeks to collect comments - as to whether it should seek comments - on whether comments need to be sought - about what NASA does. I sense yet another bureaucratic Möbius or DO-loop in the making.

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