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Notice of meeting.


In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Planetary Science Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting, from the scientific community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program planning.


Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Local Time.


This meeting will take place at NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW., Room 6H45, Washington, DC 20546.


Ms. Marian Norris, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-4452, fax (202) 358-4118, or


The meeting will be open to the public up to the capacity of the room. The meeting will also be available telephonically and by WebEx. Any interested person may call the USA toll free conference call number 800-619-8846, pass code PSS, to participate in this meeting by telephone. The WebEx link is, the meeting number on October 2 is 991 184 838, password PSS@Oct2; the meeting number on October 3 is 997 149 734, password PSS@Oct3. The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

—Planetary Science Division Update

—Mars Exploration Program Update

—Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Update

—Mars Program Planning Group Update

—Discovery Program Update

—Planetary Science Division Senior Review Update

—Research and Analysis Update

—Reports from Analysis and Assessment Groups

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 register and to comply with NASA security requirements, including the presentation of a valid picture ID to Security before access to NASA Headquarters. Foreign nationals attending this meeting will be required to provide a copy of their passport and visa in addition to providing the following information no less than 10 working days prior to the meeting: Full name; gender; date/place of birth; citizenship; visa information (number, type, expiration date); passport information (number, country, expiration date); employer/affiliation information (name of institution, address, country, telephone); title/position of attendee; and home address to Marian Norris via email at mnorris@nasa.go v or by fax at (202) 358-4118. U.S. citizens and green card holders are requested to submit their name and affiliation 3 working days prior to the meeting to Marian Norris.

Patricia D. Rausch,

Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Space Administration.

[FR Doc. 2012-21655 Filed 8-31-12; 8:45 am]