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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameInternational Space Station Advisory CommitteeAgency NameNational Aeronautics and Space Administration
Fiscal Year2019Committee Number27808
Original Establishment Date8/30/2005Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*12
Current Charter Date9/25/2018Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO/Executive Director
Date Of Renewal Charter9/30/2019Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date9/30/2019Designated Federal Officer First Name*Patrick
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameT.
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Finley
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*NASA Administrator Decision Paper, 8/30/2005Designated Federal Officer Phone*202.358.5684
Effective Date Of Authority*8/30/2005Designated Federal Officer Fax*202-358-3030
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*patrick.t.finley@nasa.gov
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Scientific Technical Program Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The International Space Station (SS) Advisory Committee was established by the NASA Administrator and reports to the NASA Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate. The Committee makes observations related to the safety and operational readiness of the ISS. The Committee conducts joint fact-finding meetings with its counterpart international advisory review group, the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) Advisory Expert Council. These meetings include reviews of ISS expeditions, and six-person crew readiness.
How is membership balanced?*The Committee consists of 6 to 12 full voting members. Membership is comprised of experts in disciplines that permit the assessment of any aspect of the ISS program.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Committee meets approximately two times a year or as required by the NASA Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate to fulfill its responsibilities.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The NASA Administrator determined that it is in the public interest in connection with the performance of Agency duties under law. The Committee conducts independent or joint meetings with counterpart international advisory review groups, including the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) Advisory Expert Council. There is unique insight, expertise and experience on the part of the Committee members, and unique access to Russian counterparts.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A
Recommendation RemarksThe ISS Advisory Committee charter was renewed by the NASA Administrator on September 25, 2017, for another one-year period. The charter will terminate on September 30, 2018. There were no recommendations resulting from the committee deliberations.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction 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 OtherYes
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentThe Agency has changed communication or technical protocols as a result of recommendations given.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNANumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNAGrants Review CommentNA
Number Of Recommendations*24Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentNAAccess Agency WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented*100.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNAAccess GSA FACA WebsiteNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNAAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback CommentInformally through upper managementNarrative Description*The Committee draws on the expertise of its members and other sources to provide advice and recommendations to NASA on all aspects related to the safety and operational readiness of the ISS. Note: the "other costs" specified under "costs" section refer to committee support contractor costs.
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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* Estimated Payments to Federal Staff* 
Payments to Consultants* Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY* 
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 Est. Other Costs Next FY* 
Total Costs$0.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)* Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY* 
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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-033031International Space Station Advisory Committee2018
 COM-001684International Space Station Advisory Committee2017
 COM-002601International Space Station Advisory Committee2016
 COM-004168International Space Station Advisory Committee2015
 COM-004697International Space Station Advisory Committee2014
 COM-006270International Space Station Advisory Committee2013
 COM-006468International Space Station Advisory Committee2012
 COM-008438International Space Station Advisory Committee2011
 COM-008991International Space Station Advisory Committee2010
 COM-010131International Space Station Advisory Committee2009
 COM-010578International Space Station Advisory Committee2008
 COM-012293International Space Station Advisory Committee2007
 COM-012778International Space Station Advisory Committee2006