14 CFR 1214.107 - Postponement.

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§ 1214.107 Postponement.

(a) Provisions of this paragraph apply to postponements requested or caused by the customer.

(b) A customer postponing the flight of a payload will pay a postponement fee to NASA. The fee will be computed as a percentage of the customer's Shuttle standard flight price and will be based on the table below.

Months before scheduled launch date when postponement occurs Postponement fee, percent of standard flight price
Dedicated flights Shared flights
More than 33 0 0
18 or more but less than or equal to 33
- 1st postponement 0 0
- 2nd and subsequent 5 5
17 or more but less than 18 6 9
16 or more but less than 17 7 13
15 or more but less than 16 8 17
14 or more but less than 15 10 20
13 or more but less than 14 11 24
12 or more but less than 13 12 28
11 or more but less than 12 13 32
10 or more but less than 11 14 36
9 or more but less than 10 15 40
8 or more but less than 9 17 43
7 or more but less than 8 18 47
6 or more but less than 7 19 51
Less than 6 20 55

(c) If at any point, a customer postponement results in a launch date more than 12 months later than the original scheduled launch date, the standard flight price for the customer's payload may be adjusted by NASA to reflect any new standard flight price applicable at the time of the postponed launch, if such new price is higher than the originally contracted price.

(d) The payment schedule for postponed flights will be as defined in § 1214.103(h)(2).

(e) Customers postponing the flight of a payload may also be subject to new or additional charges for optional services.

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Title 14 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 14 CFR Part 1214 after this date.

  • 2015-10-20; vol. 80 # 202 - Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    1. 80 FR 63474 - Space Flight
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      NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Submit comments on or before November 19, 2015.
      14 CFR Part 1214