|June 22, 2022 |
NASA Administrator Announces Next NAC Meeting, New Members
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson announced Wednesday the NASA Advisory Council (NAC) will convene its next meeting on August 9-10. Nelson also appointed new members to the NAC, who will provide leadership counsel and advice on agency programs and priorities.
“NASA remains a global leader in exploration as a result of having a world-class workforce and the NASA Advisory Council is no different,” said Nelson. “I am incredibly proud of the accomplishments and progress we’ve made to date, and these new additions to the NAC will bring new ideas and solutions to complex problems we face. We are in the midst of another banner year at the agency, and I look forward to hearing from and working with an exceptional NAC.”
The new council members are:
Retired Gen. Lester Lyles will continue to chair the NAC and its 60 members appointed across the council and five committees supporting aeronautics, human spaceflight, science, and STEM, as well as technology, innovation, and engineering.
The NAC typically meets three times per year and the second virtual meeting of 2022 is slated for August 9-10, 2022. This year, in addition to its reviews of NASA’s mission areas, the NAC will also align its work to focus on the following agency priorities:
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