Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Releases Annual Report 2012

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The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) has released its 2012 annual report.

This report is based on the panel's 2012 fact-finding and quarterly public meetings; center visits and meetings; direct observations of NASA operations and decision-making; discussions with NASA management, employees, and contractors; and the panel members' past experiences. The report highlights issues that could have an impact on safety.

Congress established the panel in 1968 after the Apollo 1 fire to provide advice and make recommendations to the NASA administrator on safety matters.

For more information about the ASAP and to view its 2012 report, visit: http://oiir.hq.nasa.gov/asap/index.html

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