[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 235 (Wednesday, December 8, 2004)]
[Page 71079]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-26967]



[Notice (04-138)]

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 Universe Exploration 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 Universe Exploration Strategic Roadmap 
    Purpose and Objective: The Committee will advise the NASA 
Administrator on exploring our Universe to understand its origin, 
structure, evolution, and destiny. 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. 04-26967 Filed 12-7-04; 8:45 am]