(a) Customers terminating the launch of a payload will pay a termination fee for standard services to NASA.
(1) The termination fee for dedicated flights will be computed as a percentage of the Shuttle standard flight price and will be based on the table below.
Months before scheduled launch date when termination occurs
Termination fee, percent of Shuttle standard flight price
18 or more
17 or more but less than 18
16 or more but less than 17
15 or more but less than 16
14 or more but less than 15
13 or more but less than 14
12 or more but less than 13
11 or more but less than 12
10 or more but less than 11
9 or more but less than 10
8 or more but less than 9
7 or more but less than 8
6 or more but less than 7
Less than 6
(2) The termination fee for shared flights will be the sum of all payments previously paid or due for the standard flight price, as defined in § 1214.103(h)(2), at the time of termination.
(b) NASA may establish, in the launch agreement, certain conditions under which the customer may terminate a payload launch with reduced termination fees if NASA delays the launch of the customer's payload for an extended period.
(c) Customers terminating the flight of a payload may also be subject to new or additional charges for optional services.
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