NRC Fills Out Committee Slate for Human Spaceflight Study

NRC Fills Out Committee Slate for Human Spaceflight Study

The National Research Council (NRC) has released the slate of committee members for its congressionally-requested study on the future of the human spaceflight program.   The co-chairs of the study, former Secretary of Defense Bill Perry and Cornell space scientist Jonathan Lunine, were announced earlier.

Joining Perry and Lunine are the following committee members:

  • Dr. Bernard Burke, MIT
  • Gen. (Ret.) James “Hoss” Cartwright, Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Dr. Mary Lynne Dittmar, Dittmar Associates, Inc.
  • Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund, George Washington University
  • Dr. James Jackson, University of Michigan
  • Mr. Andrew Kohut, Pew Research Center
  • Dr. Frankin Martin, Martin Consulting Inc.
  • Dr. David C. Mowery, University of California, Berkeley
  • Mr. Bryan O’Connor, independent consultant  
  • Dr. Stanley Presser, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Dr. Helen R. Quinn, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
  • Dr. Asif A. Siddiqi, Fordham University
  • Dr. John C. Sommerer, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
  • Dr. Roger Tourangeau, Westat, Inc.
  • Ms. Ariel Waldmanm, Spacehack Org.

Biographies are on the NRC’s website, which also states that the first meeting of the committee will be on December 19, 2012 in Washington, DC.

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