Status Report

NASA Advisory Council Science Committee; Planetary Protection Subcommittee Meeting 29-30 April 2013

By SpaceRef Editor
April 10, 2013
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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 69 (Wednesday, April 10, 2013)] [Notices] [Pages 21421-21422] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [] [FR Doc No: 2013-08360]


[Notice: 13-048]

NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Planetary Protection 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 Planetary Protection 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: Monday, April 29, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Local Time.

ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW., Room 9H40 (April 29), Room 1Q39 (April 30, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.), and Room 6H41A (April 30, 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Washington, DC 20546.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Marian Norris, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-4452, fax (202) 358-3094, or

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public up to the capacity of the room. The meeting will also be available telephonically and by WebEx. Any interested person may call the USA toll free conference call number 800-857-7040, pass code PPS, to participate in this meeting by telephone. The WebEx link is, the meeting number on April 29 is 995 580 265, password pps04292013!; the meeting number on April 30 is 994 280 426, password pps04302013!. The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

–Update on NASA Planetary Protection Activities

–Mars 2020 Planning

–Human Exploration Planetary Protection Plan

It is imperative that the meeting be held on these dates to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants. 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. 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 Marian Norris via email at or by fax at (202) 358-3094. 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 Marian Norris.

Patricia D. Rausch, Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [FR Doc. 2013-08360 Filed 4-9-13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510-13-P

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