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18 June 2010

Meeting Notice: NASA Advisory Council Ad-Hoc Task Force on Planetary Defense (8-9 July 2010)

Meeting of the NASA Ad-Hoc Task Force on Planetary Defense

[Federal Register: June 15, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 114)]
[Page 33838]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



[Notice (10-065)]

NASA Advisory Council; Ad-Hoc Task Force on Planetary Defense;

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 announces a meeting of the Ad-Hoc Task Force on
Planetary Defense of the NASA Advisory Council.

DATES: Thursday, July 8, 2010, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Friday, July 9,
2010, 8 a.m.-12:45 p.m. (all times are Mountain Daylight Savings Time).

ADDRESSES: Millennium Harvest House, 1345 28th Street, Boulder,
Colorado 80302 (room will be posted in hotel lobby).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jane Parham, Exploration Systems
Mission Directorate, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-1715;

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The agenda topics for the meeting will

Work plan and timeline.
Report on fact-finding meetings.
Asteroid detection, warning, response, and concepts for deflection.
International coordination on planetary defense against asteroids.

The meeting will be open to the public up to the seating capacity
of the room. It is imperative that the meeting be held on this date to
accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants. Visitors
will be required to sign a register when they enter the meeting room.

For questions, please call Ms. Jane Parham, at (202) 358-1715.

Dated: June 9, 2010.
P. Diane Rausch,
Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space
[FR Doc. 2010-14408 Filed 6-14-10; 8:45 am]

Link: Federal Register

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