Mon. Nov 30th, 2020

NASA’s Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Releases 2019 Annual Report

The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, issued its 2019 annual report Tuesday examining the agency’s safety performance over the past year and highlighting accomplishments, issues and concerns.

The report highlights 2019 activities and includes assessments of NASA’s:

  • International space platform
  • Lunar and region exploration
  • Exploration Systems Development
  • Commercial Crew Program
  • Aeronautics and air operations
  • Safety culture
  • Enterprise protection

“The panel noted considerable headway toward NASA’s human exploration objectives in 2019,” said ASAP Chair Patricia Sanders. “We are supportive of the many amount of testing – both completed and underway – also because the thoroughness of ongoing work to resolve technical issues. While many challenges remain, the reach date is encouraging; however, much work lies ahead.”

Read More: www.nasa.gov

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