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C Committee Meeting Agendas and Speakers The National Research Council appreciates the efforts of and the information provided by the following indi­ viduals, who volunteered their time to speak at the meetings of the Committee on the Evaluation of Radiation Shielding for Space Exploration. DECEMBER 12, 2006 9:45 a.m. Welcoming Remarks James van Hoften, Committee Chair 10:00 NASA Strategy for Implementation of Vision for Space Exploration Carl Walz, Director, Advanced Capabilities Division, NASA Headquarters 11:00 Architecture to Date, Our Near and Mid Term Plans, and Technology Investment Priorities Geoffrey Yoder, NASA Headquarters 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 Plans for Affordable Fission Surface Power Systems Joseph Nainiger and Lee Mason, NASA Glenn Research Center 2:00 Radiation Environment of Moon and Mars and In-Between Patrick O’Neill, NASA Johnson Space Center 3:15 Health Risks to Astronauts in Exploration Missions Francis Cucinotta, NASA Johnson Space Center 4:15 Current and Projected Radiation Shielding Approaches and Capabilities John Wilson, NASA Langley Research Center 108

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APPENDIX C 109 5:15 Closing Remarks, Announcements 5:30 Adjourn DECEMBER 13, 2006 8:30 a.m. Welcome 8:45 S pace Radiation Hazards and NASA’s Vision for Space Exploration: A Workshop Ron Turner, Committee Member 10:00 Closed Session 3:00 p.m. Adjourn FEBRUARY 21, 2007 8:00 a.m. Closed Session 9:00 H uman Exploration Vehicle RequirementsNASA’s Perspective Overview of the Constellation Program and Landers John Connolly, NASA Johnson Space Center — unar Habitats L Larry Toups, NASA Johnson Space Center — unar EVAs L Scott Cupples, NASA Johnson Space Center 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 C rew Exploration Vehicle RequirementsContractor’s Perspective Tad Shelfer, Lockheed Martin Mission Services 3:15 Radiation Shielding Design Process, and Status of NASA Structures and Materials Program Lisa Simonsen, NASA Langley Research Center 4:15 Closing Discussion and Questions 5:30 Adjourn FEBRUARY 22, 2007 8:00 a.m. Welcome 8:15 Solar Forecasting Joseph Kunches, NOAA 9:15 S pace Operations—Responses to Solar Weather Enhancements Mark Weyland, NASA Johnson Space Center

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110 MANAGING SPACE RADIATION RISK IN THE NEW ERA OF SPACE EXPLORATION 10:15 Wrap-up Open Session 10:45 Closed Session 4:00 p.m. Adjourn MAY 10, 2007 7:30 a.m. Closed Session 12:00 p.m. Lunch and Discussion 12:30 Radiation on Mars Francis Cucinotta, NASA Johnson Space Center Martha Clowdsley, NASA Langley Research Center 2:00 R adiation Shielding Materials Jeffrey Johnson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory 3:00 S tructures, Materials, and Mechanisms Group Sheila Thibeault, NASA Langley Research Center 3:45 O perational Decisions for Radiation David Liskowsky, NASA Office of the Chief Medical Officer Francis Cucinotta, NASA Johnson Space Center 4:30 Prioritization for Shielding and Biology at NASA Frank Sulzman, NASA Johnson Space Center 5:30 Closing Remarks James van Hoften, Committee Chair