[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 161 (Friday, August 19, 2011)]
[Pages 52016-52017]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-21153]



[Notice: (11- 075)]

NASA Federal Advisory Committees; Nominations and Self-

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

ACTION: Public Invitation for Potential Members to Serve on NASA 
Federal Advisory Committees.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public 
Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration, and in accordance with the Memorandum for the Heads of 
Executive Departments and Agencies signed on December 17, 2010, signed 

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the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), 
Executive Office of the President, NASA announces an invitation for the 
public to nominate individuals and also submit self-nominations for 
consideration as potential members of NASA's Federal advisory 
committees. NASA's Federal advisory committees have member vacancies 
from time to time throughout the year, and NASA will consider 
nominations and self-nominations to fill such intermittent vacancies. 
NASA is committed to selecting members to serve on its Federal advisory 
committees based on their expertise, knowledge, and contribution to the 
relevant subject area.
    Deadline: September 20, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Nominations and self-nominations from interested individuals 
must be sent to NASA in letter form, be signed, and must include the 
name of the specific NASA Federal advisory committee of interest for 
consideration. Such letters must be accompanied by the following 
additional information: (1) Resume and/or curriculum vitae; (2) 
professional biography (one page maximum). Letters may be submitted 
electronically, in hard-copy, or both. Please send all letters and 
accompanying information to: Ms. Susan Burch, Advisory Committee 
Management Division, Office of International and Interagency Relations, 
NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546; or electronically to: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NASA's currently chartered Federal advisory 
committees are as follows:
     NASA Advisory Council [http://www.nasa.gov/offices/nac/home/index.html]--The NASA Advisory Council provides advice and 
recommendations to the NASA Administrator on Agency programs, policies, 
plans, financial controls, and other matters pertinent to the Agency's 
responsibilities. The Council's areas of emphasis are: Aeronautics; 
audit, finance and analysis; commercial space; education and public 
outreach; human exploration and operations; information technology 
infrastructure; science; and technology and innovation.
     Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel [http://oiir.hq.nasa.gov/asap/index.html]--The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel provides advice 
and recommendations to the NASA Administrator and the Congress on 
matters related to safety, and perform such other duties as the NASA 
Administrator may request.
     International Space Station (ISS) Advisory Committee--The 
ISS Advisory Committee provides advice and recommendations to the NASA 
Associate Administrator for Space Operations on all aspects related to 
the safety and operational readiness of the ISS. It addresses 
additional issues and/or areas of interest identified by the NASA 
Associate Administrator for Space Operations.
     International Space Station (ISS) National Laboratory 
Advisory Committee--The ISS National Laboratory Advisory Committee 
monitors, assesses, and makes recommendations to the NASA Administrator 
regarding effective utilization of the ISS as a national laboratory and 
platform for research, and such other duties as the NASA Administrator 
may request.
     National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing 
(PNT) Advisory Board [http://www.pnt.gov]--The National Space-Based PNT 
Advisory Board provides advice to the PNT Executive Committee 
(comprised of nine stakeholder Federal agencies, of which NASA is a 
member) on U.S. space-based PNT policy, planning, program management, 
and funding profiles in relation to the current state of national and 
international space-based PNT services.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To view charters for each of the 
above-listed NASA Federal advisory committees, and for additional 
information, please visit the NASA Advisory Committee Management 
Division website [http://oiir.hq.nasa.gov/acmd.html], or contact Ms. 
Susan Burch, Advisory Committee Specialist, NASA Headquarters, 
Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-0550, or [email protected].

    Dated: August 15, 2011.
P. Diane Rausch,
Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space 
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