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August 4-5, 2011
 

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NASA ADVISORY COUNCIL
PUBLIC MEETING

August 4-5, 2011
NASA Ames Research Center
NASA Ames Conference Center - Ballroom
500 Severyns Avenue
Moffett Field, CA  94035

Agenda

Thursday, August 4, 2011
8:00 – 8:03 am Call to Order, Announcements Ms. Diane Rausch, Executive Director
NASA Advisory Council, NASA HQ
8:03 – 8:10 am Remarks by Council Chair Dr. Kenneth Ford, Chair
NASA Advisory Council
8:10 – 8:30 am Welcome to NASA Ames Research Center

Dr. Simon “Pete” Worden, Director
NASA Ames Research Center

8:30 – 9:15 am Remarks by NASA Administrator Mr. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.
NASA Administrator
9:15 – 10:00 am Space Operations Committee Report
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Col. Eileen Collins (Ret.), Chair

10:00 – 10:45 am Exploration Committee Report
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Mr. Richard Kohrs, Chair
10:45 – 11:00 am Break
 
11:00 – 12:00 noon Remarks by President’s Science Advisor
Dr. John P. Holdren, Director
Office of Science and Technology Policy
Executive Office of the President
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch (Council members only)  
1:00 – 1:45 pm IT Infrastructure Committee Report
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Dr. Lawrence Smarr, Chair
1:45 – 2:30 pm Commercial Space Committee Report
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Mr. Brett Alexander, Chair
2:30 – 3:15 pm Education and Public Outreach Committee Report
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Mr. Lars Perkins, Chair
3:15 – 3:25 pm Break  
3:25 – 4:05 pm Science Committee Report
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Dr. Byron Tapley, Vice Chair
(for Dr. Wesley Huntress, Chair)
4:05 – 4:45 pm Aeronautics Committee Report
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Ms. Marion Blakey, Chair
4:45 – 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 – 8:03 am Announcements Dr. Kenneth Ford, Chair
NASA Advisory Council
8:03 – 9:00 am  NASA Governance and Budget

Mr. David Radzanowski
NASA Chief of Staff

9:00 – 9:45 am Technology and Innovation Committee Report
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Ms. Esther Dyson, Chair
9:45 – 10:30 am Audit, Finance and Analysis Committee Report
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Mr. Robert Hanisee, Chair
10:30 – 10:45 am Break  
10:45 – 11:45 am

NASA Advisory Council Future Plans &
Roundtable Discussion

Dr. Kenneth Ford, Chair
NASA Advisory Council
11:45 am – 12:00 pm

Public Input

 
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 Responses
NASA's Response to Broadening the Employment Base for NASA Centers
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NASA's Response to Capturing Decadal Survey Lessons Learned
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NASA’s Response to NASA Press and Outreach Programs
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NASA Response to Planetary Science Subcommittee Analysis Groups
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