2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 159 - Space Exploration, Technology, and Science (Sections 18301 - 18445)
Sec. 18302 - Definitions

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 159 - SPACE EXPLORATION, TECHNOLOGY, AND SCIENCE
Sec. 18302 - Definitions
Containssection 18302
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 111-267, §3, Oct. 11, 2010, 124 Stat. 2808.
Statutes at Large Reference124 Stat. 2808
Public and Private LawPublic Law 111-267

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42 U.S.C. § 18302 (2014)

§18302. Definitions

In this chapter:

(1) Administrator

The term "Administrator" means the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

(2) Appropriate committees of Congress

The term "appropriate committees of Congress" means—

(A) the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate; and

(B) the Committee on Science 1 of the House of Representatives.

(3) Cis-lunar space

The term "cis-lunar space" means the region of space from the Earth out to and including the region around the surface of the Moon.

(4) Deep space

The term "deep space" means the region of space beyond cis-lunar space.

(5) ISS

The term "ISS" means the International Space Station.

(6) NASA

The term "NASA" means the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

(7) Near-Earth space

The term "near-Earth space" means the region of space that includes low-Earth orbit and extends out to and includes geo-synchronous orbit.

(8) NOAA

The term "NOAA" means the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

(9) OSTP

The term "OSTP" means the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

(10) Space Launch System

The term "Space Launch System" means the follow-on government-owned civil launch system developed, managed, and operated by NASA to serve as a key component to expand human presence beyond low-Earth orbit.

(Pub. L. 111–267, §3, Oct. 11, 2010, 124 Stat. 2808.)

1 So in original. Probably should be followed by "and Technology".

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