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NEW DATES, VIRTUAL ONLY

NAC HUMAN EXPLORATION AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE (NAC/HEO), May 13-14, 2020, virtual

Update, May 13:  As the meeting was about to get underway, NASA discovered the WebEx link listed on the agenda is for NASA only, not the public.  They have delayed the meeting for about 30 minutes to get a new WebEx set up.  Check the NAC/HEO website for the new information. (The audio dial-in number is OK.)

Update, May 10:  The agenda is posted on the committee’s website.

Update, April 24:  The meeting has been re-rescheduled for May 13-14, 2020.  The meeting on May 13 is 10:00 am – 3:00 pm ET and on May 14 is 10:00 am – 3:30 pm ET.   The meeting will be virtual only.  Anyone may dial in following the instructions in the Federal Register notice, which is reproduced below.

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

DATES: Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; and Thursday, 
May 14, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: Virtual meeting by dial-in teleconference and WebEx only.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Bette Siegel, Designated Federal 
Officer, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, NASA 
Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, via email at bette.siegel@nasa.gov 
or 202-358-2245.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting will be available 
telephonically and by WebEx only. You must use a touch-tone phone to 
participate in this meeting. Any interested person may dial the toll-
free access number 1-800-593-9971 or toll access number 1-517-308-9316, 
and then the numeric participant passcode: 4648477 to participate in 
the meeting for both days. Note: If dialing in, please ``mute'' your 
telephone. The WebEx link is https://nasaenterprise.webex.com; the 
meeting number is 907 086 072 and the password is Exploration@2020 
(case sensitive) for both days.
    The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

--Human Exploration and Operations Update
--Budget
--Advanced Exploration Systems
--Gateway
--Human Landing System
--Exploration Systems Development
--International Space Station
--Commercial Crew
--Commercialization of Low Earth Orbit
--NASA's Plan for Sustained Lunar Exploration and Development

    It is imperative that this meeting be held on this day to 
accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants.

 

 

Update, April 8:  The meeting has been postponed again.  No new date has been set.

Update, March 27:  This meeting has been rescheduled for April 14-15 and, due to the coronavirus pandemic, will take place virtually.  The meeting on April 14 is 1:00-6:00 pm ET and on April 15 is 8:30 am – 4:00 pm ET.

The agenda is posted on the committee’s website.

The new Federal Register notice, with information on how to listen in, is reproduced below.

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

DATES: Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Wednesday, 
April 15, 2020, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. All times listed are Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: Meeting will be virtual only. See dial-in and WebEx

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information below under Supplementary Information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Bette Siegel, Designated Federal 
Officer, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, NASA 
Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546. Email is bette.siegel@nasa.gov and 
phone is 202-358-2245.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As noted above, this meeting will be 
available telephonically and by WebEx only. You must use a touch-tone 
phone to participate in this meeting. Any interested person may dial 
the toll-free access number 1-800-593-9971 or toll access number 1-517-
308-9316, and then the numeric participant passcode: 4648477 to 
participate in the meeting for both days. The WebEx link is
https://nasaenterprise.webex.com; the meeting number is 906 300 446 and the 
password is Exploration@2020 (case sensitive) for both days.
    The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

--Human Exploration and Operations Update
--Budget
--Advanced Exploration Systems
--Gateway
--Exploration Systems Development
--International Space Station
--Commercial Crew

It is imperative that this meeting be held on this day to accommodate 
the scheduling priorities of the key participants.

Update, February 27:  This meeting has been postponed “until further notice.”  The Federal Register notice published today states:

The postponement of this meeting is due to NASA programmatic priorities and scheduling 
conflicts. NASA will announce the new dates for this meeting in a 
future Federal Register notice.

Original Entry:  The Human Exploration and Operations Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC) will meet at NASA HQ in Washington, DC on March 3-4, 2020. The meeting on March 3 is 1:00-6:00 pm ET and on March 4 is 8:30 am – 4:00 p 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, 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, March 3, 2020, 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.; and Wednesday, 
March 4, 2020, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. All times listed are Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, Room 8Q40, 300 E Street SW, Washington, 
DC 20546.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Dr. Bette Siegel, Human Exploration 
and

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Operations Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 
20546, (202) 358-2245, or bette.siegel@nasa.gov.

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 USA 
toll-free conference call number 1-800-593-9971 or toll number 1-517-
308-9316, passcode: 4648477, to participate in the meeting on both 
days. The WebEx link is https://nasaenterprise.webex.com; the meeting 
number is 900 509 394, password is Exploration2020# (case sensitive) 
for both days.
    The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

--Human Exploration and Operations Update
--Budget
--Advanced Exploration Systems
--Gateway
--Exploration Systems Development
--International Space Station

    Commercial Crew Attendees will be requested to sign a register and 
to comply with NASA Headquarters security requirements, including the 
presentation of a valid picture ID to Security before 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; gender; date/place of birth; citizenship, passport 
information (number, country, telephone); visa information (number, 
type, expiration date); employer/affiliation information (name of 
institution, address, country, telephone) title/position of the 
position of attendee. To expedite admittance, U.S. citizens and 
Permanent Residents (green card holders) are requested to provide full 
name and citizenship status no less 3 working days in advance.
    Note: As a precaution, individuals returning from China will not 
allowed into NASA Headquarters until the 14 days of observation and 
self-care period has expired, and they are determined not to be 
infectious. Attendees to the NAC Human Explorations and Operations 
Committee meeting who are returning from China should only participate 
virtually through the provided dial-in audio and WebEx, until the 14 
days of observation and self-care period has expired.
    It is imperative that the meeting be held on this date to 
accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants.

Details

Start:
May 13 @ 7:00 am
End:
May 14 @ 11:00 pm