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NAC SCIENCE COMMITTEE, Nov 28-29, 2017, NASA HQ, DC (WebEx/telecon)

The NASA Advisory Council Science Committee will meet November 28-29, 2017 at NASA HQ in Washington, DC.

On November 27, NASA updated the start time of the meeting on November 28.  It is now 9:30 am ET rather than 8:30 am.  The day’s meeting will still end at 5:00 pm ET.  The meeting on November 29 is 8:30 am – 12:00 pm ET.

The agenda is now posted on the committee’s website.

The meeting will be available remotely by WebEx/telecon by following the instructions on the agenda and 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 Science Committee of the NASA Advisory 
Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC. The meeting will be 
held for the purpose of soliciting, from the scientific community and 
other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program 

DATES:  Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; and Wednesday, 
November 29, 2017, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Local Time.

ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, MIC-5A (Room 5H41-A), 300 E Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20546.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. KarShelia Henderson, Science 
Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 
358-2355, fax (202) 358-2779, or khenderson@nasa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public up to 
the capacity of the room. This meeting will also be 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 number 1-888-592-9603 or toll number 1-312-470-7407, passcode 
5588797, on both days, to participate in this meeting by telephone. The 
WebEx link is https://nasa.webex.com/; the meeting number is 996 484 
573 and the password is SC@Nov2017 (case sensitive) for both days. The 
agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

-- Science Mission Directorate Missions and Programs
-- Research and Analysis
-- Big Data Task Force

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 attendee. To expedite 
admittance, attendees that are U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents 
(green card holders) are requested to provide full name and citizenship 
status 3 working days in advance. Information should be sent to Ms. 
KarShelia Henderson, via email at khenderson@nasa.gov or by fax at 
(202) 358-2779. It is imperative that the meeting be held on these 
dates to the scheduling priorities of the key participants.


November 28, 2017 @ 8:30 am
November 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm