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UPDATE, May 3:  The new dates are May 28-29, 2019.

UPDATE, APRIL 26:  NASA has postponed this meeting.



ORIGINAL ENTRY: The NASA Advisory Council’s Human Exploration and Operations Committee (NAC-HEO) will meet at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC on April 30 and May 1, 2019.  The meeting on April 30 is 10:30 am – 5:15 pm ET and on May 1 is 8:00 am – 12:00 pm ET.

The meeting will be available remotely by following the instructions in the Federal Register notice, which is reproduced below.

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public 
Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Human Exploration and 
Operations Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee 
reports to the NAC.

DATES: Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.; Wednesday, May 1, 
2019, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, MIC 7, 7th Floor, 300 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20546.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Bette Siegel, Designated Federal 
Officer, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, NASA 
Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-2245, or

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public up to 
the seating capacity of the room. This meeting is also available 
telephonically and by WebEx. You must use a touch tone phone to 
participate in this meeting. Any interested person may dial the toll 
free access number 1-888-324-9238 or toll access number 1-517-308-9132, 
and then the numeric participant passcode: 3403297, to participate in 
this meeting by telephone. NOTE: If dialing in, please mute your phone. 
The WebEx link is the 
meeting number is 901-378-288 and the password is Exploration@19 (case 
    The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

--NASA Human Exploration and Operations Overview
--President's Proposed FY 2020 Budget Request
--International Space Station Update
--Commercial Crew Program
--Exploration Systems Program
--Human Lunar Exploration Update
--Evolving Space Communication and Navigation Technologies

    Attendees will be required to sign a register and comply with NASA 
security requirements, including the presentation of a valid picture ID 
before receiving access to NASA Headquarters. Foreign nationals 
attending this meeting will be required to provide a copy of their 
passport and visa in addition to providing the following information no 
less than 10 days prior to the meeting: Full name; home address; 
gender; citizenship; date/city/country of birth; title, position or 
duties; visa information (number, type, expiration date); passport 
information (number, country, expiration date); employer/affiliation 
information (name of institution, address, country, telephone) of the 
position of attendee; and home address to Dr. Bette Siegel via email at To expedite admittance, U.S. citizens and 
Permanent Residents (green card holders) can submit identifying 
information 3 working days prior to the meeting to Dr. Bette Siegel via 
email at It is imperative that the meeting be 
held on this date to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key 


April 30 @ 8:00 pm
May 1 @ 11:00 pm