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National Academy of Sciences Committee on Human Spaceflight Meeting

Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Location: National Academy of Sciences Building 2100 C St. NW , Washington, DC, US,

10:15 am Public Remarks on Study Goals

Co-Chairs: Jonathan Lunine and William Perry

10:30 am Charlie Bolden, NASA Administrator

11:30 am Lori Garver, NASA Deputy Administrator

12:00 pm NASA Science and Exploration - John Grunsfeld, Associate Administrator, SMD, NASA (Working Lunch)

1:00 pm Congressional Panel: History of request, goals for study, perspective on challenges

Panelists: Ann Zulkosky, Jeff Bingham, Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee (Staff); Ed Feddeman, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (Staff) and Richard Obermann, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Science and Space (Staff)

2:00 pm Human Exploration Program Activities, Structure, Goals, Commercial role

Greg Williams, Deputy Associate Administrator for Policy and Plans, HEOMD

3:00 pm Break

3:15 pm Expert Panel: Human Spaceflight Impacts, Challenges and Opportunities

Panelists: Roger Launius, Air and Space Museum; Betty Sue Flowers, Independent Consultant; Henry Hertzfeld, George Washington University; Lester Lyles, The Lyles Group and Howard McCurdy, American University

5:00 pm Public Comments

Guidelines for commentary, Lorin Hancock/NRC

5:30 pm Open session of the meeting is adjourned

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Dionna Williams
Phone: (202) 334-3477

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