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A Statement of Task The National Research Council’s Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, in conjunction with the Trans - portation Research Board, will establish an ad hoc study committee to conduct an independent review of NASA’s aviation safety-related research programs. The review shall assess whether: (1) The programs have well-defined, prioritized, and appropriate research objectives; (2) The programs are properly coordinated with the safety research programs of the Federal Aviation Admin - istration and other relevant federal agencies; (3) The programs have allocated appropriate resources to each of the research objectives; and (4) Suitable mechanisms exist for transitioning the research results from the programs into operational tech - nologies and procedures and certification activities in a timely manner. 9