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NASA Advisory Council Science Committee Astrophysics Subcommittee Meeting

Category: Aeronautics and Astronautics

Event Format: Advisory Meeting

Date: 15-16 March 2016

Location: NASA Headquarters, Room 3H42, 300 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20546, US

[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 31 (Wednesday, February 17, 2016)]
[Pages 8105-8106]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [] [FR Doc No: 2016-03198]


[Notice: (16-015)]

NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Astrophysics Subcommittee; Meeting

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Astrophysics Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of 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: Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Local Time.

ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, Room 3H42, 300 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20546.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Ann Delo, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-0750, fax (202) 358-2779, or

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. Any interested person may call the USA toll free conference call number 1-888-995-9162, passcode 2991610, on both days. The WebEx link is; the meeting number on March 15 is 992 641 163, password is Astrophysics!1; and the meeting number on March 16 is 999 231 439, password is Astrophysics!1.

The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

--Astrophysics Division Update, including Budget Updates from the FY2016 Appropriation and FY2017 President's Budget Request
--Updates on Specific Astrophysics Missions
--Reports from the Program Analysis Groups
--Report on NASA Earth and Space Science Fellows Program

Attendees will be requested to sign a register and to comply with NASA 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 drivers 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: American Samoa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico 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 working days prior to the meeting: full name; gender; date/place of birth; citizenship; visa information (number, type, expiration date); passport information (number, country, expiration date); employer/affiliation information (name of institution, address, country, telephone); title/position of attendee; and home address to Ann Delo via email at or by fax at (202) 358-2779. U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents (green card holders) are requested to submit their name and affiliation 3 working days prior to the meeting to Ann Delo. It is imperative that this meeting be held on these datesto accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants.

Patricia D. Rausch, Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [FR Doc. 2016-03198 Filed 2-16-16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510-13-P

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