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NASA - 2596 - Astrophysics Advisory Committee - Agency Authority
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameAstrophysics Advisory CommitteeAgency NameNational Aeronautics and Space Administration
Fiscal Year2020Committee Number2596
Original Establishment Date1/17/2017Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://science.nasa.gov/researchers/nac/scienc...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*20
Current Charter Date6/12/2019Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO/Executive Secretary
Date Of Renewal Charter6/12/2021Designated Federal Officer PrefixDr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Hashima
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Hasan
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 358-0692
Effective Date Of Authority*1/17/2017Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*hhasan@nasa.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Scientific Technical Program Advisory Board
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The committee draws on the expertise of its members to provide advice and make recommendations to the Director, Astrophysics Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, on astrophysics programs, policies, plans and priorities.
How is membership balanced?*The Director, Astrophysics Division, ensures a balanced representation in terms of the points of view represented and the functions to be performed
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The committee meets two to four times per year.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*Consensus scientific advice from outside experts is essential to support NASA astrophysics program planning.
Why close or partially close meetings?Not Applicable.
Recommendation Remarks
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchYesAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNot Applicable
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations*0Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*No
Number Of Recommendations CommentNot ApplicableAccess Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*NoAccess CommentNot Applicable
Agency Feedback Comment*Not ApplicableNarrative Description*The committee's recommendations and analysis are used to inform decisions on the programmatic scope and priorities, as well as the implementation of astrophysics programs. In addition, the committee provides a regular forum for the broad discussion of astrophysics and the role of astrophysics within and outside of NASA.
Hide Section - COSTS

COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members* Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Members* Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Staff*$18,000.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$18,000.00
Payments to Consultants* Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$18,223.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$18,223.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff* Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Consultants* Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY* 
Other Costs$21,319.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$21,319.00
Total Costs$57,542.00Est. Total Next FY*$57,542.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.10Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.10
Cost RemarksEst Cost Remarks
Hide Section - Interest Areas

Interest Areas

Category
Area
Basic Science
Physics
Research
Basic Research
Science and Technology
Science and Technology
Space
Space and Aeronautics
Hide Section - MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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Hide Section - CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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Hide Section - DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-035779Astrophysics Advisory Committee2019
 COM-033027Astrophysics Advisory Committee2018
 COM-001835Astrophysics Advisory Committee2017