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November 28-30, 2012
 

NASA ADVISORY COUNCIL
PUBLIC MEETING

November 28-30, 2012
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Huntsville, Alabama 35812

MSFC Building 4200, Room P-110 (10th floor)

Agenda

Wednesday, November 28
1:00 – 1:03 pm Call to Order, Announcements Ms. Diane Rausch, Executive Director
NASA Advisory Council, NASA HQ
1:03 – 1:10 pm Opening Remarks by Council Chair

Dr. Steven W. Squyres
Chair, NASA Advisory Council

1:10 – 1:30 pm Welcome to NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Mr. Patrick Scheuermann, Director
Marshall Space Flight Center

1:30 – 2:15 pm Remarks by NASA Administrator Mr. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.
NASA Administrator
2:15 – 2:30 pm Council Discussion


2:30 – 3:30 pm NASA Plans for Future Human Spaceflight
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Mr. Bill Gerstenmaier
Associate Administrator
Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate
NASA HQ

3:30 – 3:45 pm Break
 
3:45 – 4:45 pm

Human Exploration and Operations Committee Report    ›  View PDF

Mr. Richard Kohrs, Chair
4:45 – 5:00 pm Public Input; Council Discussion  
5:00 pm  Adjourn  


Thursday, November 29
9:00 – 9:02 am Call to Order, Announcements Ms. Diane Rausch, Executive Director
NASA Advisory Council
9:02 – 9:10 am Remarks by Council Chair Dr. Steven W. Squyres
Chair, NASA Advisory Council
9:10 – 10:00 am Aeronautics Committee Report
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Ms. Marion Blakey, Chair
10:00 – 10:45 am Audit, Finance and Analysis Committee Report
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Mr. Robert Hanisee, Chair
10:45 – 11:00 am Break  
11:00 – 11:45 am Science Committee Report
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Dr. Wesley Huntress, Chair
11:45 am – 12:00 noon

Council Discussion

 
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm Lunch  
1:00 – 1:45 pm Solar Instrumentation at Marshall Space Flight Center and Sounding Rockets
Briefing provided by request
Dr. Jonathan W. Cirtain, Astrophysicist
MSFC
1:45 – 2:30 pm Commercial Space Committee Report
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Ms. Patti Grace Smith, Chair
2:30 – 3:15 pm Education and Public Outreach Committee Report
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Mr. Lars Perkins, Chair
3:15 – 3:30 pm Break  
3:30 – 4:15 pm IT Infrastructure Committee Report
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Dr. Larry Smarr, Chair
4:15 – 4:30 pm Public Input; Council Discussion  
4:30 pm Adjourn  


Friday, November 30
9:00 – 9:02 am Call to Order, Announcements Ms. Diane Rausch, Executive Director
NASA Advisory Council
9:02 – 9:10 am Remarks by Council Chair

Dr. Steven W. Squyres
Chair, NASA Advisory Council

9:10 – 10:00 am Technology and Innovation Committee Report
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Dr. William Ballhaus, Chair

10:00 – 11:30 am Council Roundtable Discussion  
11:30 am 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 response to Outreach
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NASA Response to Autonomy Research in Aviation
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NASA Response to Aeronautics Flight Research Capability
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NASA Response to Planetary Protection Procedural Requirements Document for Human Extraterrestrial Missions
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NASA Response to Workforce Skill Mix
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