The function of the National Space Council Users’ Advisory Group (UAG) is solely advisory and shall be to ensure that the interests of industry, other non-Federal entities, and other institutions involved in leading aerospace research, science advancement, technology development, and space operations are represented in a balanced fashion within the National Space Council.
Use this link to submit a question, comment, or idea to the UAG via email. Please do not send information or documents that are inappropriate for public release.
12.01.23 Meeting Agenda
Nov 29, 2023
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Nov 20, 2023
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National Space Council UAG Meeting Agenda + Livestream
Update: Access the livestream below.
The next meeting of the National Space Council (NSpC) Users’ Advisory Group (UAG) is scheduled for December 1, 2023, 11:00am–2:00pm EST. This meeting will be virtual only, via livestream.
The objective of the Users’ Advisory Group is to ensure that the interests of industries and other non-Federal entities involved in space activities, including in particular commercial entities, are adequately represented in the National Space Council.
The UAG is comprised of six sub-subcommittees, each designated with a Federal Officer to support subcommittee meetings: Exploration and Discovery, Data and Emerging Technology, STEM Education, Diversity and Inclusion, and Outreach, Climate and Societal Benefits, National Security, and Economic Development and Industrial Base.
Deputy Assistant to the President & Executive Secretary of the National Space Council, Chirag Parikh, speaks at the National Space Council’s Users Advisory Group Meeting, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington DC. Photo Credit: (NASA/Aubrey Gemignani)
Members of the UAG
On December 16, 2022, the Office of the Vice President announced new membership of the Users’ Advisory Group.
The member roster and full member biographies can be found below. More information on the new membership announcement can be found on the White House National Space Council Website.
Members of the National Space Council’s Users Advisory Group pose for a photo during a break from the meeting, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington DC. Photo Credit: (NASA/Aubrey Gemignani)
Designated Federal Officers
The Users’ Advisory Group is assigned members of NASA to be Designated Federal Officers that guide and support members of each subcommittee of the UAG. The full DFO roster and biographies can be found here: Designated Federal Officer Biographies 2023
Deputy Director, Policy & Strategic Communications for Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN), JJ Miller, speaks at the National Space Council’s Users Advisory Group Meeting, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington DC.
Federal Register Notices
As required by law, a Federal Register Notice (FRN) is released prior to each meeting. Details on previous FRNs can also be found at the link below.