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Published:July 14th, 2009 16:34 EST
Human Space Flight Committee to Hold Public Meetings

Human Space Flight Committee to Hold Public Meetings

By SOP newswire2

The Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee will hold three public meetings July 28-30. The meetings are open to news media representatives. No registration is required, but seating is limited to location capacity.

The first meeting will be July 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center, 2500 South Shore Blvd. in League City, Texas. Agenda topics include NASA`s Johnson Space Center operations, NASA`s Constellation program, committee sub-group reports and public comments.

The second session will be July 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT at the Davidson/U.S. Space and Rocket Center, 1 Tranquility Base, in Huntsville, Ala. Agenda topics include NASA`s Marshall Space Flight Center operations, committee sub-group reports, NASA`s Constellation program and public comments.

The third public session will be July 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT at the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront Grand Ballroom, 1550 North Atlantic Avenue, in Cocoa Beach, Fla. Agenda topics will include NASA`s Kennedy Space Center operations, committee sub-group reports, NASA`s Constellation program and public comments.

Following each meeting, committee chairman Norman Augustine will be available to answer questions from reporters. NASA Television will carry the meetings and news conferences live on the agency`s media channel. The events also can be viewed on the agency`s Web site.

To watch the events online, select the NASA TV media channel at:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

 Viewers also can watch and participate in the meeting online via Ustream at:

http://www.ustream.tv/nasatelevision

 For committee information, agendas, charter, biographies and schedules, visit:

http://hsf.nasa.gov

 For information about NASA and agency activities, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov

SOURCE:  NASA