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NASA ADVISORY COUNCIL PUBLIC MEETING

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NAC Meeting - December 11-12

December 11 - 12, 2013

NASA Kennedy Space Center, Florida
Headquarters Building – Room 2201

Public Meeting

Agenda

Wednesday, December 11

1:00 – 1:03 pm Call to Order and 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 Kennedy Space Center  Mr. Robert Cabana
Director, NASA Kennedy Space Center
1:30 – 2:15 pm Remarks by NASA Administrator Mr. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.
NASA Administrator
2:15 – 3:00 pm Asteroid Initiative Update
(PDF 3.4MB)
Mr. Gregory Williams
Deputy Associate Administrator

Mr. William Gerstenmaier (via telecon)
Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate
3:00 – 3:45 pm NASA Commercial Space Update
(PDF 1.8MB)
Mr. Gregory Williams
Deputy Associate Administrator

Mr. William Gerstenmaier (via telecon)
Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate
3:45 – 4:30 pm Human Exploration and Operations Committee Report
(PDF 2.4MB)
Mr. Kenneth Bowersox, Chair
4:30 noon – 5:15 pm Science Committee Report
(PDF 152MB)
Dr. Eugene Levy (for Dr. David McComas, Chair)
5:15 pm Adjourn  

Thursday, December 12

9:00 – 9:01 am Call to Order, Announcements Ms. Diane Rausch, Executive Director
NASA Advisory Council, NASA Headquarters
9:01 – 9:03 am Remarks by Council Chair Dr. Steven W. Squyres
Chair, NASA Advisory Council
9:03 – 10:00 am Aeronautics Committee Report
(PDF 1.9MB)
Mr. John Borghese, (for Ms. Marion Blakey, Chair)
10:00 – 10:45 am Audit, Finance and Analysis Committee
(PDF 637KB)
Mr. Robert Hanisee, Chair
10:45 – 11:00 am Break  
11:00 – 11:45 am NASA Through the Eyes of an Early Career Engineer: Why I Think It’s Going to be a Bright Future for Kennedy Space Center
Briefing provided upon request
Ms. Anne Caraccio
Chemical Engineer
Materials Science Division
Engineering Directorate
NASA Kennedy Space Center
11:45 – 12:00 noon Public Input  
12:00 noon - 1:00pm Lunch  
1:00 – 1:45 pm Technology and Innovation Committee Report (PDF 15.5MB) Dr. William Ballhaus, Chair
1:45 – 2:30 pm Education and Public Outreach Committee Report
(PDF 13.3MB)
Mr. Lars Perkins, Chair
2:30 – 3:15 pm IT Infrastructure Committee Report (PDF 248KB) Dr. Larry Smarr, Chair 
3:15 – 4:00 pm Council Discussion on NAC Reorganization;
Wrapup; Final Acknowledgments
All
4:00 pm Adjourn; Departure for Airport  

Final Recommendations (PDF 1.2 MB)

Meeting Minutes (PDF 1 MB)

 

NASA Responses to NAC Recommendations:

Education and Public Outreach Funding for NASA Science Mission Directorate (PDF 892 KB)

Impact of Travel Restrictions on Science and Technology (PDF 829 KB)

Reporting Line of Planetary Protection Office (PDF 929 KB)

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