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Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee (AAAC)

February 10, 2012 8:00 AM  to 
February 10, 2012 6:00 PM
National Science Foundation, Room 555-II, Stafford II

February 11, 2012 8:00 AM  to 
February 11, 2012 5:00 PM
National Science Foundation, Room 1060, Stafford I

The Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee is a federal advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, which resulted from one of the primary recommendations of the Presidential Committee on the Organization and Management of Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics (COMRAA). COMRAA was originally called for in the President's budget blueprint for Fiscal Year 2002, which appeared in February 2001.

Meeting Type
Advisory Committee Meeting

Thomas Statler, (703) 292-4910, email:
       Preferred Contact Method: Email

NSF Related Organizations
Division of Astronomical Sciences

Meeting Information

Meeting Presentations
NSF-AST Program and Budget Update - James Ulvestad
AST-Portfolio Review Update Thomas Statler
JWST Update - Eric Smith
LSST Update Nigel Sharp
VAO Update Nigel Sharp and Hashima Hasan
Nurturing and Sustaining Nobel Science - Saul Perlmutter
DOE/HEP Programs and Budget Update - Kathy Turner
WFIRST Science Definition Team Update - Paul Schechter
NASA Programs and Budget Update - Paul Hertz
NASA Senior Review - Jaya Bajpayee
OSTP Discussion Tammy Dickinson and Gerald Blazey