Home » News & Blogs » GAO Says FAA AST Needs To Improve How It Operates
Bookmark and Share
NASA Watch

GAO Says FAA AST Needs To Improve How It Operates

23 May 2019, 19:50 UTC
GAO Says FAA AST Needs To Improve How It Operates
(200 words excerpt, click title or image to see full post)

Commercial Space Transportation: Improvements to FAA's Workforce Planning Needed to Prepare for the Industry's Anticipated Growth, GAO

"Since 2016, AST has taken steps to improve how it determines its current workforce needs to carry out its mission including licensing commercial launch vehicle operations. These steps include more comprehensively monitoring staff time spent on specific activities and measuring the volume of the staff's work. While AST officials told us that AST is planning to continue to improve its workforce-planning efforts, GAO found that some aspects of AST's efforts fall short of key principles of strategic workforce planning. Such principles underscore the importance of determining both current and future workforce needs and identifying potential gaps in employee skills."

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

astronomy_pod