NAC T&I Committee

Latest Meeting Information

April 15, 2014
NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC

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NAC Technology and Innovation

› NASA Advisory Council

The Technology and Innovation Committee is a standing committee of the NASA Advisory Council supporting the advisory needs of the NASA administrator, the Office of the Chief Technologist, and NASA Mission Directorates. The scope of the Committee includes all NASA programs that could benefit from technology research and innovation.

The current Technology and Innovation Committee members are as follows:

  • Dr. William Ballhaus, Chair
  • Mr. Gordon Eichhorst, Aperios Partners, LLC
  • Dr. Matt Mountain, HST Institute
  • Dr. Dava Newman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Erik Antonsson, Northrop Grumman
  • Dr. Randall Correll, Consultant
  • Mr. David Neyland, Office of Naval Research
  • Dr. Mary Ellen Weber, Stellar Strategies, LLC

 The next meeting of the NAC Technology and Innovation Committee will be held on April 15, 2014 at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC.
› Agenda (pdf)

Committee Meeting Minutes and Reports

December 10, 2013 Committee Meeting, Kennedy Space Center
› Agenda
› Cabana Presentation, Kennedy Space Center Overview
› Gazarik Presentation, STMD Update
› Taylor Presentation, Update on Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP)
› Motil Presentation, Update on Cryogenic Propellant Storage and Transfer
› Peck Presentation, Chief Technologist Update and Technology Roadmapping
› Thompson Presentation, Barriers to Innovation and Innovation Enablers
› Ballhaus Committee Report to the NASA Advisory Council

July 30, 2013 Committee Meeting, NASA Headquarters
› Agenda
› Van Sant Presentation, Science Mission Directorate Technology Overview
› Lillard Presentation, Technology Demonstration Missions Program Update
› Reuther Presentation, Overview of Space Technology Role in Asteroid Retrieval Mission
› Peck Presentation, Chief Technologist Update and Agency Grand Challenge
› McAlister Presentation, Commercial Spaceflight Status
› Pearce Presentation, Aeronautics Program Overview and Update
› Ballhaus Committee Report to the NASA Advisory Council

April 18, 2013 Committee Meeting, NASA Headquarters
› Agenda
› Gazarik Presentation, Space Technology Mission Directorate
› Barnes Presentation, Solar Sail Project Overview
› Peck Presentation, Office of the Chief Technologist
› Ambrose Presentation, NASA Robotics Technologies and National Robotics Initiative
› Ballhaus Committee Report to the NASA Advisory Council

› Click here for 2012, 2011 and 2010 presentations.


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