14 CFR § 1240.106 - Review and evaluation of contribution.
§ 1240.106 Review and evaluation of contribution.
(a) A contribution will be initially reviewed by the Board on the basis of the material submitted by the applicant under § 1240.104(b).
(b) If it is determined that the contribution has been used in a NASA program, or adopted or sponsored or supported by NASA, the contribution will be evaluated for its significant value in the conduct of aeronautical or space activity.
(c) The Board will recommend an award for such contribution when, upon evaluation of its scientific and technical merits, it is determined to warrant an award of at least $500.