Astrophysics Advisory Committee October 13 & 15, 2021 – UPDATE
The next meeting of the NASA Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC) will be held electronically on Wednesday 13 October and Friday 15 October, for the purpose of soliciting, from the scientific community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program planning. The meeting will take place from 11a-5p Eastern/10a-4p Central/9a-3p Mountain/8a-2p Pacific both days, and will be accessible to the public through WebEx, with the following connection details:
Astrophysics Division Update – Updates on Specific Astrophysics Missions
Reports from the Program Analysis Groups
Report on Science Activation Program
The public may submit and upvote comments/questions ahead of the meeting through the meeting dashboard, which will be opened for input on 30 September 2021.
Please direct questions regarding the Astrophysics Advisory Committee to the Executive Secretary, Dr. Hashima Hasan, at email@example.com.
For further information regarding this meeting, contact Ms. KarShelia Henderson, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, at (202) 358-2355, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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