July 14, 2009

Space flight panel to hold public meetings

The U.S. Human Space Flight Review Committee says it will hold three public meetings this month that will be open to the public.

The first meeting will be held July 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT at the South Shore Harbor Resort and Conference Center in League City, Texas, with the second session set for July 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT at the Davidson/U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.

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 in Cocoa Beach, Fla.

Topics will include operations at NASA facilities located near each meeting site and the panel will invite public comment during each session. No registration is required for any of the meetings, but officials said seating will be limited.

NASA Television will carry the meetings and news conferences live online at http://www.nasa.gov/ntv.

Viewers can also watch and participate in the meetings online via Ustream at http://www.ustream.tv/nasatelevision.