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Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Committee Meeting Agenda." National Research Council. 2006. Review of the Science Mission Directorate's (SMD's) Draft Science Plan: Letter Report. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/11751.
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Appendix C Committee Meeting Agenda TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2006 Closed Session 8:30-10:30 am Open Session 10:45 am General Overview Presentation of the Science Plan Gregory Williams, NASA 12:00 pm Lunch 1:00 Heliophysics Barbara Giles, NASA SMD 2:00 Earth Science Lucia Tsaoussi, NASA SMD 3:00 Break 3:15 Planetary Exploration Doug McCuistion, NASA SMD 4:15 Astronomy and Astrophysics Michael Salamon, NASA SMD 5:15 General Discussion Committee 5:45 pm Adjourn WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2006 Closed Session 8:00-10:00 am Open Session 10:00 am Congressional Perspective Jeff Bingham David Goldston Richard Obermann Closed Session 11:00 am-5:00 pm THURSDAY, JULY 13, 2006 Closed Session 8:00 am-12:00 pm 22

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In response to the 2005 NASA Authorization Act and to provide a strategy document t to guide implementation of the 2006 NASA Strategic Plan in the areas of Earth and space science, the Science Mission Directorate (SMD) prepared a 2006 draft science plan. To help guide the SMD as it completes this effort, NASA asked the NRC to review the draft science plan. This letter report provides general observations about the plan, and assessments of the plan’s responsiveness to recommendations from recent NRC studies, its attention to interdisciplinary aspects and scientific balance, the plan’s utility to stakeholders, and its general readability and clarity. Finally the report presents recommendations for improving the plan.

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