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NEW DATE, VIRTUAL ONLY

NAC REGULATORY AND POLICY COMMITTEE (NAC-RPC), May 15, 2020, virtual, 10:30 am-2:30 pm ET

Update, May 14The agenda is now available.  NASA Administrator Bridenstine will speak at 10:35 am ET.

Update, April 28:  The meeting has been rescheduled to May 15, 2020 from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm ET and will be held virtually.  Anyone may listen by 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 Regulatory and Policy Committee of the NASA 
Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC.

DATES: Friday, May 15, 2020, from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Eastern Time.

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Andrew Rowe, Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs, NASA 
Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-4269 or 
andrew.rowe@nasa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting will be held virtually and will 
be available telephonically and by WebEx only. Any interested person 
may dial the toll number 1-415-527-5035 and then the numeric passcode 
903548068, followed by the # sign, or toll-free 1-844-467-6272 and then 
the numeric passcode 713620, followed by the # sign. NOTE: If dialing 
in, please ``mute'' your phone. To join via WebEx, the link is
https://nasaenterprise.webex.com/. The meeting number is: 900 459 481 and the 
meeting password is RPC-May-15 (case sensitive).
    The agenda for the meeting will include the following topics:

--Regulatory Issues for Commercial and Governmental Payloads on LEO 
Private Sector Modules and Free Flying Habitats

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--Discussion of Spectrum Issues

Update, April 10:  According to today’s Federal Register, this meeting has been postponed “until further notice.”

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[Notice 20-041]

NASA Advisory Council; Regulatory and Policy Committee; Meeting

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

ACTION: Notice of meeting postponement.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces that the 
planned meeting on April 15, 2020, of the Regulatory and Policy 
Committee of the NASA Advisory Council is being postponed until further 
notice. This meeting was announced in the Federal Register Vol. 85, No. 
60, Friday, March 27, 2020, Notices, page 17369. NASA will announce the 
new dates for this meeting in a future Federal Register notice.

Original Entry: The Regulatory and Policy Committee of the NASA Advisory Council will meet on April 15, 2020 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm ET.  Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this meeting will take place virtually.

Andrew Rush, CEO of Made in Space, is replacing Mike Gold as chairman of the committee. Gold now works for NASA as Acting Associate Administrator for International and Interagency Relations.  The rest of the membership remains the same according to a NASA spokesperson.

The 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 Regulatory and Policy Committee of the NASA 
Advisory Council. This Committee reports to the NAC.

DATES: Wednesday, April 15, 2020, from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Eastern 
Time.

ADDRESSES: Meeting will be virtual only. See dial-in and WebEx 
information below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Andrew Rowe, Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs, NASA 
Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546. Email is andrew.rowe@nasa.gov and 
phone is 202-358-4269.

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 number 1-415-527-5035 and then the numeric passcode 903548068, 
followed by the # sign, or toll-free 1-844-467-6272 and then the 
numeric passcode 713620, followed by the # sign. NOTE: If dialing in, 
please ``mute'' your phone. To join via WebEx, the link is: 
https://nasaenterprise.webex.com/. The meeting number is: 906 680 261 and the 
meeting password is NAC-RPC-April20 (case sensitive).
    The agenda for the meeting will include:

--Assuring Commercial and Governmental Payloads on Low Earth Orbit 
(LEO) Commercial Modules and Free Flying Habitats
--Discussion of Spectrum Issues

Details

Date:
May 15
Time:
10:30 am - 11:00 pm