Status Report

Notice of Establishment of a NASA Advisory Committee: NASA Nuclear Systems Strategic Roadmap Committee

By SpaceRef Editor
December 9, 2004
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[Federal Register: December 8, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 235)]
[Page 71077]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []


[Notice (04-133)]

Notice of Establishment of a NASA Advisory Committee, Pursuant to
the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App 1 et seq.

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Explanation of Need: The Administrator of the National Aeronautics
and Space Administration has determined that the establishment of a
NASA Nuclear Systems Strategic Roadmap Committee is necessary and in
the public interest in connection with the performance of duties
imposed upon NASA by law. This determination follows consultation with
the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration.

Name of Committee: NASA Nuclear Systems Strategic Roadmap

Purpose and Objective: The Committee will advise the NASA
Administrator on utilization of nuclear systems for the advancement of
space science and exploration. The Committee will draw on the expertise
of its members and other sources to provide its advice and
recommendations to the Agency. The Committee will hold meetings and
make site visits as necessary to accomplish their responsibilities. The
Committee will function solely as an advisory board and will comply
fully with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

Lack of Duplication of Resources: The Committee’s functions cannot
be performed by the agency, another existing committee, or other means
such as a public meeting.

Fairly Balanced Membership: The Committee will consist of a balance
of experts from within the government, private industry, and academia.
In addition, there may be additional experts selected for Subcommittees
or Task Forces. Members of the Committee, Subcommittee or Task Forces
will be chosen from among industry, academia, and government with
recognized knowledge and expertise in specific areas across the NASA
portfolio. Total membership will reflect a fairly balanced view.

Duration: Ad hoc.

Responsible NASA Official: Dr. Marc Allen, Advanced Planning and
Integration Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 300
E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20546, telephone (202) 358-2373.

P. Diane Rausch,
Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space

[FR Doc. 04-26962 Filed 12-7-04; 8:45 am]


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