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The NASA Advisory Council’s (NAC’s) Human Exploration and Operations Committee will meet at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, CA from August 27-28, 2018.

The meeting on August 27 is 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Pacific Time (1:00-8:00 pm Eastern) and on August 28 is 8:00 am – 2:45 pm Pacific (11:00 am – 5:45 pm Eastern).  The meeting on August 28 is joint with NAC’s Science Committee.

The agenda is posted on the committee’s website.

Both days are available remotely via WebEx and telecon 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 Human Exploration and Operations Committee 
of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC.

DATES: Monday, August 27, 2018, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, 
August 28, 2018, 8:00 a.m.-2:45 p.m., PDT. Joint meeting with the NAC 
Science Committee on August 28, 2018.

ADDRESSES: NASA Ames Research Center, NASA Ames Conference Center, 
Building 3, 500 Severyns Road, Ballroom Meeting Room, Moffett Field, CA 

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 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 1-888-324-9238 or toll access number 1-517-308-9132, 
passcode 3403297, followed by the # sign to participate in this meeting 
by telephone. The WebEx link is https://nasa.webex.com/, the meeting 
number is 996 163 984, and the password is Exploration@2018 (case 
    The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

--Status of Human Exploration and Operations
--International Space Station
--Exploration Systems Development
--Commercial Crew and Launch Readiness Process
--Gateway and Cis-Lunar Activities
--Transformative Lunar Science

    For NASA Ames Research Center visitor access, please go through the 
Main Gate and show a valid government-issued identification (i.e.,

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driver's license, passport, etc.) to the security guard. Inform the 
security guard that you are attending a meeting in Building 3. 
Attendees will also be required to sign a register prior to entering 
the meeting room. It is imperative that the meeting be held on these 
dates to the scheduling priorities of the key participants.


August 27, 2018 @ 8:00 am
August 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm