National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Notice of meeting.
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In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, and the President's 2004 U.S. Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Policy, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the National Space-Based PNT Advisory Board.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Thursday, December 8, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Local Time.
Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach, 300 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, California 90277.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mr. James J. Miller, Executive Director, PNT Advisory Board, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-4417, fax (202) 358-4297, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The meeting will be open to the public up to the seating capacity of the room. Visitors will be requested to sign a visitor's register. The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:
- Update on U.S. Space-Based PNT Policy and Global Positioning System (GPS) modernization.
- Prioritize current and planned GPS capabilities and services while assessing future PNT architecture alternatives with a focus on affordability.
- Examine methods in which to Protect, Toughen, and Augment (PTA) access to GPS/Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) services in key domains for multiple user sectors.
- Assess economic impacts of GPS on the United States and in select international regions, with a consideration towards effects of potential PNT service disruptions if radio spectrum interference is introduced.
- Review the potential benefits, perceived vulnerabilities, and any proposed regulatory constraints to accessing foreign Radio Navigation Satellite Service (RNSS) signals in the United States and subsequent impacts on multi-GNSS receiver markets.
- Explore opportunities for enhancing the interoperability of GPS with other emerging international GNSS.
- Examine emerging trends and requirements for PNT services in U.S. and international fora through PNT Advisory Board technical assessments, including back-up services for terrestrial, maritime, aviation, and space users.
It is imperative that the meeting be held on these dates to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants.
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Patricia D. Rausch,
Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-26761 Filed 11-4-16; 8:45 am]
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