Michael Braukus
Headquarters, Washington                              
July 8, 2009
Media Invited to Attend NASA Advisory Meeting in Washington

WASHINGTON -- The NASA Advisory Council will meet in the Columbia Ballroom of the Holiday Inn Capitol on July 16, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT. This daylong meeting is open to journalists and the public.

Following opening remarks from council chairman Kenneth Ford, NASA's acting Administrator Christopher Scolese will speak with the council. Gen. Lester Lyles will brief the council on a recently completed study by the National Academies entitled, "Rationale and Goals of the U.S. Civil Space Program." Chairman of the Review of U.S. Human Spaceflight Plans Committee Norman Augustine will provide an update about his committee's work.

The NASA Advisory Council also will discuss and deliberate on the NASA activities being reviewed by the exploration, science, aeronautics, space operations, human capital, and audit and finance committees.

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