[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 70 (Wednesday, April 12, 2006)]
[Pages 18777-18778]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-5420]



[Notice 06-025]

NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Science Subcommittees; 
Planning Conference

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 
announces a Planning Conference of the Science Subcommittees of the 
NASA Advisory Council (NAC). These Subcommittees report to the Science 
Committee of the NAC. The Conference will be held for the purpose of 
soliciting from the scientific community and other persons scientific 
and technical information relevant to program planning.

DATES: Wednesday, May 3, 2006, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, May 4, 
2006, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES: University of Maryland Inn and Conference Center, located at 
3501 University Blvd. East, Adelphi, MD.

Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-2411 or 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Planning Conference will feature plenary 
session information briefings by NASA officials on science program 
status and plans and the NASA FY 2007 budget proposal. The plenary 
session will subsequently breakout into meetings of the Astrophysics 
Subcommittee, Earth Science Subcommittee, Heliophysics Subcommittee, 
and Planetary Sciences Subcommittee. The breakout sessions will focus 
on: (1) Research and Analysis plans and program mix options, and (2) 
science community involvement in preparing the NASA Science Plan.
    The meeting will be open to the public up to the seating capacity 
of the rooms. Thirty minutes will be set aside for verbal comment by 
members of the general public, not to exceed three minutes per speaker, 
at 8 a.m. on May

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4, 2006. Those wishing to speak must sign up at the meeting 
registration desk by 6 p.m. on May 3, 2006. Members of the public are 
also welcome to file a written statement at the time of the meeting. 
Verbal presentations and written comments should be confined to the 
subject of priorities and program mix in NASA's space and earth science 
programs. Findings and recommendations developed by the Subcommittees 
during the Conference will be submitted to the Science Committee of the 
    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 visitor's register.

    Dated: April 6, 2006.
P. Diane Rausch,
Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space 
[FR Doc. E6-5420 Filed 4-11-06; 8:45 am]