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May 5-6, 2011
 

NASA ADVISORY COUNCIL
PUBLIC MEETING

May 5-6, 2011
NASA Glenn Research Center
Ohio Aerospace Institute
President’s Room – First Floor
22800 Cedar Point Road
Brook Park, Ohio

Agenda

Thursday, May 5, 2011
8:00 – 8:05 am Call to Order, Announcements Ms. Diane Rausch, Executive Director
NASA Advisory Council, NASA HQ
8:05 – 8:15 am Remarks by Council Chair Dr. Kenneth Ford, Chair
NASA Advisory Council
8:15 – 9:10 am Welcome to NASA Glenn Research Center
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Mr. Ray Lugo, Director
NASA Glenn Research Center

9:15 – 10:15 am

Plans for Development of Heavy Lift Launch Vehicle
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Mr. Daniel Dumbacher
Special Assistant for Human Exploration Capabilities
Exploration Systems Mission Directorate
NASA Headquarters
10:15 – 10:30 am Break  
10:30 – 11:15 am Technology and Innovation Committee Report
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Ms. Esther Dyson, Chair
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Space Operations Committee Report
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Col. Eileen Collins (Ret.), Chair
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch (Council members only)  
1:00 – 1:45 pm Science Committee Report
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Dr. Wesley Huntress, Chair
1:45 – 1:50 pm IT Infrastructure Committee Update
No formal report given.
Dr. Kenneth Ford
(for Dr. Lawrence Smarr, Chair)
1:50 – 2:35 pm Commercial Space Committee Report
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Mr. Brett Alexander, Chair
2:35 – 3:00 pm Break  
3:00 – 3:45 pm Education and Public Outreach Committee Report
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Mr. Lars Perkins, Interim Chair
3:45 – 4:30 pm Audit, Finance, and Analysis Committee Report
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Mr. Michael Montelongo, Vice Chair
(for Mr. Robert Hanisee, Chair)

4:30 – 5:00 pm Public Input  
5:00 pm Adjourn  


Friday, May 6, 2011
8:00 am Call to Order Ms. Diane Rausch, Executive Director
NASA Advisory Council
8:00 – 8:02 am Announcements Dr. Kenneth Ford, Chair
NASA Advisory Council
8:02 – 9:00 am  Recapturing a Future for Space Exploration:
Life and Physical Sciences Research for a New Era   ›  View PDF

Dr. Wendy Kohrt
Professor of Medicine 
Department of Geriatric Medicine
University of Colorado Denver

9:00 – 9:45 am Exploration Committee Report
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Mr. Richard Kohrs, Chair
9:45 – 10:30 am Aeronautics Committee Report
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Ms. Marion Blakey, Chair
10:30 – 10:45 am Break  
10:45 – 11:00 am NAC Work Plan for 2011 Dr. Kenneth Ford, Chair
NASA Advisory Council
11:00 – 11:30 am

Plans for Next NAC Meeting at NASA
Ames Research Center, CA

Dr. Kenneth Ford, Chair
NASA Advisory Council
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Public Input  
12:00 pm Adjourn  
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch (Council members only)  


More presentations will be posted as they become available.

Meeting Minutes
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Final Recommendations
Recommendations from the NAC Chairman to the NASA Administrator
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NASA Responses
NASA’s Response to UAS Integration in the NAS Interagency Roadmap
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NASA’s Response to Industrial Base
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NASA’s Response to Communicating Strategy on NASA Web Sites
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NASA’s Response Re-Acquiring Reliable and Affordable Mid-Range Launch Vehicle Services
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NASA’s Response to Delays in Small Business Innovative Research! Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Funding
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NASA’s Response to Decadal Survey on Biological and Physical Sciences in Space
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NASA’s Response to Feasibility of Developing Space Launch System (SLS) by 2016
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NASA’s response to Heavy Lift Capability
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NASA’s response to Lowering the Cost of Expendable Launch Services
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