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					                                   SPACE FLIGHT AWARENESS PROGRAM
                                   AWARD RECOMMENDATION
             NASA
                                   (Please refer to instructions on page 2)

EMPLOYEE/TEAM NAME                 ORGANIZATION                           DEPT. NO./MAIL CODE        Date of Birth / I.D. #
                                                                              /

  HONOREE AWARD                               SILVER SNOOPY AWARD                   FLIGHT SAFETY AWARD

  LEADERSHIP AWARD                            TEAM AWARD: (Please submit a listing of all team members – see page 5)

  SUPPLIER AWARD                                          DATE NOMINATED:

JOB TITLE:                                              YEARS WITH COMPANY:
Is this person a member of management? ____ Level
SCOPE OF JOB/TASK:




ACHIEVEMENT (based upon award criteria):                    Time Period for Achievement: from: ______ to ______.




                       RECOMMENDING ORGANIZATION APPROVALS
Nominated By:            Management:             Middle Management:                Executive Management:

SFA Coordinator:              SFA Administrator:            Approved:                               Date:


                    THIS SECTION IS FOR SFA ADMINISTRATION USE ONLY
DISPOSITION OF RECOMMENDATION:




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                           AWARD RECOMMENDATION FORM INSTRUCTIONS
This nomination form is to be completed for any individual or group (team) that has earned recognition for outstanding
contributions toward achieving organizational objectives in support of the Space Flight Awareness Program. The entire
form should be completed except for the section designated for Administration Use Only. The information provided should
be brief and concise, but in sufficient detail so that a person not familiar with the individual’s/team’s accomplishments can
understand the basis for the recommendation. Additional information can be attached to this form when needed. It is
important that these forms are error free and reflect the achievements of the nominee. At least 2 levels of management
must sign the form before it is submitted. NOTE: After the award is presented, the original of this form is to be given
to the employee; a copy is to be put into the employee’s personnel folder; and a copy is kept on file in the SFA
Office.

                                               ENTRY DESCRIPTION
        EMPLOYEE NAME: Last name followed by first name and middle initial. For a Team Award, the name of
        the team should appear here. NOTE: If this is a Supplier Award, the name of the Company contact should
        appear here.

        ORGANIZATION: Employee’s/Team’s functional organization and department name. NOTE: If this is a
        Supplier Award, put the supplier company name here.

        DEPT/MAIL CODE: Employee’s department number and mail code. Leave blank for Team and Supplier
        Awards.

        DATE OF BIRTH / I.D.#: If date of birth is known, insert it here. Otherwise insert employee number.

        RECOMMENDED AWARD: Check the appropriate block to indicate the award being recommended. See
        pages 3 and 4 for award criteria.

        DATE NOMINATED: The date the form is filled out.

        JOB TITLE: Employee’s job title (not classification). If nominee is a member of management, include
        management level. Not required for Team Award or Supplier Award.

        YEARS WITH THE COMPANY: Total number of years of continuing service with this employer.

        SCOPE OF JOB/TASK: Description of employee’s job or assigned task for which he/she is being
        recognized.

        ACHIEVEMENT: Describe the individual/team/supplier accomplishments, based upon the specific award
        criteria. There is no limit on the number of words or pages that can be used. Give specific details and
        pertinent facts and figures (the method or formula used to objectively measure performance against an
        optimum goal should be described). Include a description of the employee’s interest and effort in other
        aspects, such as general attitude, judgment, performance, cycle time reduction, quality, mission or flight
        safety, etc. Add any additional factors not covered previously that are considered important to the
        recommendation. NOTE: For Team Awards, a short achievement paragraph (25 words) and the signature
        block are required for the certificate (see page 5).

        TIME PERIOD FOR ACHIEVEMENT: The period of time for which the employee/team/supplier is being
        recognized.

        RECOMMENDING ORGANIZATION APPROVALS: Dated signature approvals of appropriate members of
        management. Electronic signatures are acceptable. NOTE: All multi-functional nominations are to be
        coordinated with all functions involved prior to processing.

        SFA COORDINATOR: Concurring signature from initiating organization’s awards coordinator (if applicable)
        prior to forwarding to the SFA Administrator.

        SFA ADMINISTRATOR: SFA Administrator signature.

        APPROVED: Additional signature approvals as required by multi-functional recognition.

        DISPOSITION OF RECOMMENDATION: This section is to be completed by the Space Flight Awareness
        Administrator or Coordinator.


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    SPACE FLIGHT AWARENESS PROGRAM AWARD INFORMATION
                                     SFA                                             SFA                                         SFA
                                   HONOREE                                      SILVER SNOOPY                               FLIGHT SAFETY

  AWARD                  TRIP TO A NASA FACILITY,                         FLOWN PIN, CERTIFICATE,                   TROPHY PRESENTED AT KSC
                        CERTIFICATE, HONOREE PIN                          COMMENDATION LETTER


  CRITERIA         Must meet at least one of the following         Must meet at least two of the Honoree Award    Significant outstanding individual or
                   Award criteria.                                 criteria.                                      team contributions related to the
                                                                                                                  prevention of anything that could lead
                    (1) Significantly contributed beyond           NOTE: A maximum of 1% of the workforce         to catastrophic mishap to the vehicle,
                   normal work output to developing and            may receive a Silver Snoopy Award in any       crew or mission. Also, nominees
                   implementing human spaceflight                  given year.                                    must meet at least one of the
                   programs while ensuring quality and                                                            following criteria:
                   safety.
                                                                                                                  (1) Contributed significantly to the
                   (2) Accomplished single specific                                                               prevention of a mishap, which could
                   achievements that have had significant                                                         cause early flight termination, or loss
                   impact on attaining a particular human                                                         of a major mission objective.
                   spaceflight goal while ensuring quality
                   and safety.                                                                                    (2) Credited with identifying,
                                                                                                                  reporting, or correcting a safety
                   (3) Contributed to a major cost savings or                                                     hazard that could directly cause a
                   a series of lesser cost savings pertaining                                                     serious mishap to the vehicle, crew or
                   directly to human spaceflight programs.                                                        mission.

                   (4) Instrumental in developing                                                                 (3) Credited with suggesting an idea
                   modifications to human spaceflight                                                             for improving, flight safety, thereby
                   mission hardware, software, or materials                                                       preventing the probability of crew
                   that increase reliability, efficiency or                                                       injury during a mission.
                   performance.
                                                                                                                  (3) Exhibited timely reaction to an
                   (5) Assisted in operational improvements                                                       emergency and/or exhibited
                   that increase efficiency or performance.                                                       outstanding decision-making while
                                                                                                                  under extreme pressure.
                    (6) A key player in developing a
                   beneficial process improvement of
                   significant magnitude


                   Full-time employee.
                                                                   Has not received award previously.             Individuals who make contributions
ELIGIBILITY        Has not received award previously.                                                             above and beyond the normal work
                                                                   No one above K-level management can be         requirements of the individual/group.
                   Job performance must be oriented                considered.
                   directly or indirectly to human flight safety                                                  Employees supporting all aspects of
                   or mission success.                             Job performance must be oriented directly or   NASA’s human spaceflight effort,
                                                                   indirectly to human flight safety or mission   including design, processing, quality
                   No one above K-level management can             success.                                       testing, management, and
                   be considered.                                                                                 administration.




  FOCUS              Single/Sustained Achievements                         Single Achievement                             Flight Safety
  FINAL APPROVAL       Company/Center Executive                          Company/Center Executive                  NASA HQ / NASA Safety Panel
  BY

  PRESENTED BY        Astronaut / Company Executive                                Astronaut                           NASA HQ Safety Panel
                                                                                                                             Chairman
  FREQUENCY                  2-3 events per year                    Dependent upon astronaut availability           As approved by NASA Safety
                                                                                                                              Panel



    Direct questions to your local SFA Program Administrator
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                    SPACE FLIGHT AWARENESS PROGRAM AWARD INFORMATION

                                       SFA                                          SFA                                              SFA
                                      TEAM                                       LEADERSHIP                                        SUPPLIER


                  FLOWN FLAG ON A CERTIFICATE FOR                 FLOWN FLAG ON AN ENGRAVED PLAQUE                  TROPHY AND CONGRATULATORY
   AWARD                EACH TEAM MEMBER                              WITH AN ACYLIC BASE AND                                 LETTER
                                                                    CONGRATULATORY LETTER FROM
                                                                         SENIOR MANAGEMENT

 CRITERIA         Contributed significantly beyond                Loyalty - Demonstrates consistency,              Candidates are selected by using a
                  fundamental task accountabilities in            fairness, trust, and truthfulness in             documentation system that shows valid
                  support of the NASA Human Space Flight          interpersonal relationships.                     data, rating performance in the areas of:
                  programs.                                       Empowerment – Provides the tools,
                                                                  authority and trust that allow employees to do              Quality
                  Contributed, recommended, and/or                their job and fully employ their individual                 Schedule
                  implemented a means of improving the            talents, creativity, and initiative.                        Cost
                  quality, reliability, safety or efficiency of   Accountability – Sets continuous
                  Space Shuttle, International Space              improvement goals and measures                   Prime consideration is given to suppliers
                  Station, and/or related payloads.               performance against them.                        who achieve a performance of high
                                                                  Diversity – Recognizes, understands and          quality products, technical excellence,
                  Sustained superior performance as a part        appreciates that employees from different        superior cost performance and
                  of a team effort over an extended period        cultures and experiences view problems and       adherence to schedules. Consideration
                  of time.                                        opportunities differently.                       is given for extraordinary circumstances
                                                                  Excellence – Performs in a superior manner.      such as special efforts to meet an
                  Recommended and/or implemented                  Continually looks for innovative ways to         abnormal schedule that enhanced flight
                  operational improvements.                       improve operations and produce outstanding       capability.
                                                                  results.
                                                                  Respect – Shows professional esteem and
                                                                  courtesy to all employees.
                                                                  Sharing – Actively shares responsibility,
                                                                  authority, effort, enthusiasm, information,
                                                                  vision, talent, and credit.
                                                                  Honesty – Maintains a fair, honorable and
                                                                  open environment.
                                                                  Integrity – Acts ethically in all business
                                                                  relationships and maintains the highest
                                                                  personal standards.
                                                                  Proactive – Acts promptly and takes decisive
                                                                  action to avoid or resolve problems.



ELIGIBILITY       A group of employees who have                   Must be functioning in a mid-level               Hardware, software, and service
                  demonstrated exemplary teamwork while           management position (at least L level, but not   suppliers, contractors, vendors, and
                  accomplishing a particular task or goal in      E Series.                                        subcontractors who support NASA
                  support of the human space program.                                                              human spaceflight programs.
                                                                  Must be responsible and accountable for the
                                                                  actions of others.

                                                                  Must be responsible and accountable for the
                                                                  success of tasks and goals.

                                                                  Must not have previously received this award.




 FOCUS                        Team achievement                       High levels of achievement relative to         Contract performance in the areas of
                                                                                   leadership                           quality, schedule, and cost
 FINAL APPROVAL   Company/Center Executive Management               Company/Center Executive Management                    Evaluation Committee
 BY
 PRESENTED BY     Company/Center Executive Management             Company/Center Executive Management or                    Company/Center Executive
                             or Astronaut                                       Astronaut                                   Management or Astronaut
 FREQUENCY           As needed or pending Astronaut                            As required                                       Once a year
                              availability


  Direct questions to your local SFA Program Administrator

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Award Text:                       Team Award Nominations                      Signature(s) & Title(s):




Nomination of the following individuals or team members:
(NOTE: Use additional pages as necessary for teams of more than 20 individuals)
1. Last Name      First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


2. Last Name      First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


3. Last Name      First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


4. Last Name      First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


5. Last Name      First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


6. Last Name      First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


7. Last Name      First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


8. Last Name      First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


9. Last Name      First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


10. Last Name     First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


11. Last Name     First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


12. Last Name     First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


13. Last Name     First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


14. Last Name     First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


15. Last Name     First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


16. Last Name     First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


17. Last Name     First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


18. Last Name     First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


19. Last Name     First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name


20. Last Name     First Name        MI       Organization/Company Name




Name of Team:                                                                          Point of Contact:




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