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April 16 - 17, 2014

NASA Headquarters
Program Review Center (Room 9H40)
Washington, DC 20546

Public Meeting


Wednesday, April 16, 2014

9:00 – 9:03 am Call to Order, Announcements Ms. Diane Rausch
Executive Director
NASA Advisory Council
NASA Headquarters
9:03 – 9:10 am Remarks by Council Chair Dr. Steven W. Squyres
Chair, NASA Advisory Council
9:10 – 10:00 am Remarks by NASA Administrator Mr. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.
NASA Administrator
10:00 – 10:40 am The Administration’s Vision for NASA Dr. John P. Holdren
President’s Science Advisor
Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy
The White House
10:40 – 11:00 am Break  
11:00 – 12:00 noon NASA Human Spaceflight Update; Asteroid Initiative Update
(PDF 14.5MB)
Mr. William Gerstenmaier
Associate Administrator forHuman Exploration and Operations
Mission Directorate
NASA Headquarters
12:00 noon - 1:30pm Lunch  
1:30 – 2:30 pm President’s FY 2015 Budget Request for NASA
(PDF 6.4MB)
Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) Robinson
Chief Financial Officer
NASA Headquarters
2:30 – 3:15 pm Council Discussion  
3:15 – 4:00 pm Aeronautics Committee Report
(PDF 2.5MB)
Ms. Marion Blakey, Chair
4:00 – 4:45 pm Science Committee Report
(PDF 20MB)
Dr. David McComas, Chair
4:45 – 5:00 pm Public Input  
5:00 pm Adjourn  

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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 – 9:45 am Human Exploration and Operations Committee Report
(PDF 8.0MB)
Mr. Kenneth Bowersox, Chair
9:45 – 10:15 am Council Discussion  
10:15 – 11:00 am Technology and Innovation Committee Report
(PDF 10MB)
Dr. William Ballhaus, Chair
11:00 – 12:00 noon NASA Early Career Scientist/Engineer Presentation: 21st Century Problem Solving Approaches at NASA: Challenges, Prizes, Crowdsourcing and CitizenScience
​(PDF 1.7MB)
Ms. Jennifer Gustetic
Program Executive
Office of Chief Technologist
NASA Headquarters
12:00 noon - 12:30pm Council Discussion; Wrapup; Final Acknowledgments  
12:30 pm Adjourn  

NASA Advisory Council 2014 Work Plan (PDF 135 KB)

NASA Advisory Council Meeting Minutes, April 2014 (PDF 2320KB)

Final Recommendations (PDF 253KB)

NASA Responses (PDF 120KB)


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