Press Release

SPA’S President and CEO, William Vantine, Appointed to Another Term as a Member of NASA’s International Space Station Advisory Committee

By SpaceRef Editor
February 11, 2021
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Dr. William Vantine, President and CEO of Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc., has been appointed by NASA’s Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, Kathryn L. Lueders, to another term as a member of the NASA International Space Station (ISS) Advisory Committee.
The Advisory Committee, chaired by Lt. General Thomas P. Stafford, USAF (Ret.), is tasked with providing advice and recommendations to NASA on all aspects related to the safety and operational readiness of the ISS and to assess the possibilities for using the ISS for future space exploration. As a committee member, Dr. Vantine will participate in both independent and joint meetings with Russia’s Roscosmos Advisory Expert Council to assess ISS spaceflight operations and any additional issues identified in accordance with the committee charter.
“It is my honor and privilege to continue to serve on this Advisory Committee, and I look forward to supporting NASA, our Nation, and all of our International Partners in ensuring the continued success of the International Space Station,” Dr. Vantine said. “The work we are doing on the ISS is key to learning how to live and work in space and to our nation’s further development of innovative technologies.”
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SpaceRef staff editor.