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NAC Science Cmte, Apr 2017, DC

12-Apr-2017 through 13-Apr-2017

The Science Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC) will meet on April 12-13, 2017 at NASA HQ in Washington, DC.  The meeting on April 12 is 9:30 am - 5:00 pm ET and on April 13 is 8:30 am - 1:00 pm ET.

The agenda is posted on the committee's website.


The meeting is available remotely through WebEx and telecon by following these instructions as published in the Federal Register:

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 <a href="https://nasa.webex.com/">https://nasa.webex.com/</a>; the meeting number is 991 353 
215 and the password is SC@Apr2017 for both days. 

More information is 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 
planning.
DATES:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; and Thursday, 
April 13, 2017, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 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 <a href="mailto:khenderson@nasa.gov">khenderson@nasa.gov</a>.
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 <a href="https://nasa.webex.com/">https://nasa.webex.com/</a>; the meeting number is 991 353 
215 and the password is SC@Apr2017 for both days. The agenda for the 
meeting includes the following topics:
--Science Mission Directorate Missions and Programs
--TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanets Discovery
[[Page 14387]]
--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. Due 
to the Real ID Act, Public Law 109-13, any attendees with driver's 
licenses issued from non-compliant states/territories must present a 
second form of ID. [Federal employee badge; passport; active military 
identification card; enhanced driver's license; U.S. Coast Guard 
Merchant Mariner card; Native American tribal document; school 
identification accompanied by an item from LIST C (documents that 
establish employment authorization) from the ``List of the Acceptable 
Documents'' on Form I-9]. Non-compliant states/territories are: Maine, 
Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, and Washington. 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. KarSheila 
Henderson, via email at <a href="mailto:khenderson@nasa.gov">khenderson@nasa.gov</a> 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.