Letter From Relevent Committee To Be Finalized January 17
The chairman of the aviation subcommittee of the U.S. House of
Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure,
Rep. Thomas Petri (R-WI), and the subcommittee's ranking member,
Rep. Jerry Costello (D-IL), have written a letter to President
Obama in opposition of aviation user fees.
Primary Mission Commander Mark Kelly Tending To His Wife,
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords
NASA announced Thursday that astronaut Rick Sturckow will serve
as a backup commander for the STS-134 space shuttle mission to
facilitate continued training for the crew and support teams during
STS-134 Commander Mark Kelly's absence.
The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, or ASAP, has released its
2010 annual report. The panel examines NASA's safety performance
during the past year and alerts agency and government leaders to
issues and concerns.
"The panel's first and foremost concern is the
lack of clarity and constancy of purpose among NASA, Congress, and
the administration." Source: Aerospace Safety Advisory
Panel (ASAP) Chairman Joseph W. Dyer.
The point, applicable only to a nonprecision approach with no
depicted FAF (such as an on airport VOR), where the aircraft is
established inbound on the final approach course from the procedure
turn and where the final approach descent may be commenced.
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