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August 5-6, 2010
 

PUBLIC MEETING

August 5-6, 2010
Von Karman Auditorium
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA

Agenda

Thursday, August 5, 2010
8:00 – 8:02 am Call to Order, Announcements Ms. Diane Rausch, Executive Director
NASA Advisory Council, NASA HQ
8:02 – 8:10 am Remarks by Council Chair Dr. Kenneth Ford, Chair
NASA Advisory Council
8:10 – 8:30 am Welcome to NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Dr. Charles Elachi, Director
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
8:30 – 9:15 am Remarks by NASA Administrator Mr. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.
NASA Administrator
9:15 – 9:45 am NASA Near-Earth Object (NEO) Program Overview
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Dr. Donald Yeomans, Head
NEO Program Office, JPL
9:45 – 10:15 am NEO Orbital Dynamics & Deflection
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Mr. Rusty Schweickart
Co-Chair, Ad-Hoc Task Force on Planetary Defense, NASA Advisory Council
10:15 – 10:30 am Break  
10:30 – 11:15 am JPL Workforce: Recent JPL Hiring Patterns
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Ms. Cozette Hart, Director
Human Resources Department, JPL
11:15 – 12:00 pm Aeronautics Committee Report
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Ms. Marion Blakey, Chair
12:00 – 12:45 pm Lunch (Council only)  
12:45 – 1:30 pm Audit, Finance & Analysis Committee Report
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Mr. Michael Montelongo, Vice-Chair
1:30 – 2:15 pm Commercial Space Committee Report
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Mr. Brett Alexander, Chair
2:15 – 3:00 pm Education & Public Outreach Committee Report
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Mr. Miles O’Brien, Chair
3:00 – 3:15 pm Break  
3:15 – 4:00 pm Exploration Committee Report
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Mr. Richard Kohrs, Chair
4:00 – 4:45 pm IT Infrastructure Committee Report
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Mr. Charles Holmes, Vice-Chair
4:45 – 5:00 pm Public Input  
5:00 pm Adjourn  


Friday, August 6, 2010
8:00 am Call to Order Ms. Diane Rausch, Executive Director
NASA Advisory Council
8:00 – 8:02 am Announcements Dr. Kenneth Ford, Chair
8:02 – 8:45 am Science Committee Report
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Dr. Wesley Huntress, Chair
8:45 – 9:45 am Cost-Growth in NASA Earth and Space Science Missions: National Research Council Study
(Due to the size of this presentation, if you wish to have a copy, please email Marla.K.King@nasa.gov.)
Dr. Ronald Sega, NRC Study Chair
Professor of Systems Engineering
Colorado State University
9:45 – 10:30 am Space Operations Committee Report
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Col. Eileen Collins (Ret.), Chair
10:30 – 10:45 am Break  
10:45 – 11:30 am Technology & Innovation Committee Report
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Ms. Esther Dyson, Chair
11:30 – 11:45 am Public Input  
11:45 am – 12:00 pm Final Wrapup All
12:00 pm Adjourn  


Meeting Minutes
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Final Recommendations
Recommendations from the NAC Chairman to the NASA Administrator
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NASA's Response
NASA's responses to the recommendations resulting from the NASA Advisory Council's meetings in August, 2010
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NASA Response to Identifying Productivity and Initiative Killers (starting with FedTraveler)
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Three NASA Responses to NAC Recommendations
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