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DRAFT Agenda: Meeting of the National Space Council Wednesday, December 09, 2020

Status Report From: White House
Posted: Monday, November 30, 2020

Meeting of the National Space Council

Wednesday, December 09, 2020 —12:30pm-2:30pm

Kennedy Space Center, Florida


I. Opening Remarks from the Vice President (15 minutes)


II. Council Member Reports (40 minutes)

a. Admiral James Ellis, Chairman, User’s Advisory Group, provides an update on the activities of Users’ Advisory Group

b. Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, provides an update on space weather and planetary protection

c. John Ratcliffe, Director of National Intelligence, provides an unclassified update on international commercial activity in space

d. David Norquist, Deputy Secretary of Defense, provides an update on the U.S. Space Force and U.S. Space Command

e. Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce, provides an update on space traffic management, commercial space development and investment, and a regulatory roadmap for new space activities


III. National Space Policy Update (10 minutes)

a. Dr. Scott Pace, Executive Secretary, National Space Council, provides summary

of the new National Space Policy (public discussion on previously approved policy)


IV. Council Member Discussion (20 minutes—At the discretion of the Chair)


V. Artemis Program Update (30 minutes)

a. Jim Bridenstine, NASA Administrator, provides an update on the Artemis program


VI. Closing Remarks from the Vice President (5 minutes)

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